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- No item of business shall be transacted by a body
of the Association unless pursuant to a vote of that body during
a properly called meeting at which a quorum is present.
- Unless otherwise indicated, all votes by any body
of the Association shall be by a majority of those members present
- In those cases where a two-thirds vote is indicated,
this shall be two-thirds of those members present and voting.
- Unless otherwise stated in the Constitution or these By-Laws,
all ex-officio members of a body established under the Constitution
or these By-Laws shall be without vote in that body.
- Previous Notice
- Unless otherwise specified in the Constitution or these
By-Laws, previous or prior notice shall consist of written
notice distributed during the immediately previous meeting of
the appropriate body of the Association. Such notice must include
enough information so as to clearly define the scope and degree
of the proposed motion. Any modifications of the motion outside
of this scope or degree shall invalidate the previous notice.
- However, for proposed legislation arising spontaneously
out of the business transacted at a meeting of a body of the
Association, which proposed legislation could not reasonably
have been foreseen prior to that meeting, previous notice may
consist of the announcement at that meeting of the proposed topic
of legislation, provided that written notice meeting the above
requirements is made available to all members of that body within