FORMATION OF CHAPTERS

BYLAW 1: NEW CHAPTER FORMATION

New chapters may be formed by any group of seven (7) or more residents of Oregon, not less than one half (1/2) of whom are legally blind. The new chapter shall hold not less than 9 meetings yearly.

BYLAW 2: NEW CHAPTER CONSTITUTION

A potential chapter shall submit in writing, its proposed constitution and bylaws to the ACB of Oregon Executive Board for review and acceptance or rejection as a chapter of ACB of Oregon.

BYLAW 3: AMENDING A CHAPTERíS CONSTITUTION

All chapters wishing to amend their constitution and bylaws must submit them to the ACB of Oregon Executive Board for approval prior to ratification.

BYLAW 4: NEW CHAPTER NAME<

Chapters shall utilize the description a Chapter of American Council of the Blind of Oregon or ACB of Oregon whenever possible as part of their name.

BYLAW 5: FORMATION OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA CHAPTERS

An electronic media chapter may be formed at any time utilizing the guidelines provided regarding forming new chapters within these bylaws.

BYLAW 6: CHAPTER DISSOLUTION

In the event a chapter should dissolve, their treasury would be surrendered to ACB of Oregon.

ARTICLES OF THE CONSTITUTION

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ORDERS OF THE DAY

COMMITTEES

FORMATION OF NEW CHAPTERS

ENDOWMENT FUND