BYLAWS of the

KIWANIS CLUB OF _________________________________________________

KEY NUMBER: _________________

ARTICLE I. OFFICIAL NAME

Section 1. This organization shall be known as Kiwanis Club of

____________________________________________________________________________________, Incorporated

This name shall not be changed unless permission shall first have been obtained from the Kiwanis International board of trustees.

ARTICLE II. OBJECTS

ARTICLE III. MEMBERSHIP AND CLASSIFICATION

Section 1. Membership in this club shall be primarily of the active class as herein defined. There may be only two (2) other classes of membership: senior and honorary.

Section 2. Membership shall not be granted to anyone who holds membership (other than honorary) in any other Kiwanis club.

Section 3. The active members shall represent a cross section of occupations in the community in which this club is located.

Section 4. Members (other than honorary) have the duty to attend meetings, participate in service projects and other activities, pay club financial obligations, wear the Kiwanis emblem, be appointed to committees, be elected as officers or directors, and attend Kiwanis conferences and conventions.

Section 5. Membership is limited to persons over eighteen (18) years of age who satisfy the qualifications for active, senior or honorary membership.

Section 6. All members of this club must believe in and subscribe to the objects of Kiwanis International and be of good character and community standing.

Section 7. Qualifications for active membership.

a. An active member must believe in and subscribe to the objects of Kiwanis International.

b. An active member must be of good character and community standing and reside in or have other community interests within the area of this club.

c. An active member must be engaged in or retired from an occupation in a recognized line of business or vocation.

d. An active member must pay a membership induction fee (if any) and annual membership dues and shall be entitled to all privileges of club membership.

Section 8. Qualifications for senior membership.

a. Any member who shall have been an active member in good standing of one (1) or more Kiwanis clubs for not less than ten (10) years, and who is unable to meet attendance requirements because of health, business, or other extenuating circumstances, and who shall have met such other conditions as may be prescribed by this club in these bylaws, may be elected by the board of directors as a senior member upon making written application.

b. The board of directors shall review the list of senior members not less than once each year and shall have authority, for such reasons as seem adequate, to terminate any such senior membership or to reinstate any such member to active membership.

c. A senior member must pay annual membership dues and shall be entitled to all privileges of club membership.

d. A senior member must meet the standards of attendance and participation as set forth by the board of directors.

Section 9. [Section 9 has been deleted]

Section 10. Qualifications for honorary membership.

a. Any person who has performed some distinguished public service may be elected by the board of directors as an honorary member (of which the person is not an active or senior member) for a period of one (1) year and thereafter may be reelected annually.

b. An honorary member shall not pay either a membership induction fee or annual membership dues, and shall be entitled to all privileges of club membership, except those of voting and holding office.

c. An honorary member shall not be obligated to attend club meetings.

ARTICLE IV. ADMISSION TO MEMBERSHIP AND RESIGNATION

Section 1. Prospective active members shall be considered for election to membership by invitation only or by transfer from an active Kiwanis club, under the following procedures:

a. Each proposal for membership shall be submitted by a member of this club to the secretary or the committee on membership growth and education, which proposal shall bear the signature of the proposer and the endorsement of at least one (1) additional club member, both of whom shall be members in good standing.

b. All proposals for membership shall be submitted to the board of directors for consideration.

c. Each proposal for transfer may be submitted by a member of an active Kiwanis club directly to the board of directors for the purpose of changing club membership. Transfers must be requested within six (6) months of discontinuing active attendance in the original club.

d. At a meeting of the board of directors at which a quorum is present, members shall be elected and transfers accepted by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of those present.

e. Upon favorable action by the board of directors, the new and transferred members shall be notified personally concerning the action of the board of directors and the membership induction fee (if any) shall then be secured. The official admission into club membership shall be the date the foregoing requirements are completed, and that date shall be reported to Kiwanis International.

Section 2. Senior and honorary members shall be elected by a majority vote of the entire board of directors.

Section 3. A member may resign from this club provided that such member's indebtedness to the club has been paid. The resignation shall be submitted in writing to the board of directors and shall become effective when accepted by the board of directors. Such individual shall forfeit all interest in any funds or other property belonging to the club and all rights to the use of the Kiwanis name, emblem, insignia or other Kiwanis marks.

ARTICLE V. DISCIPLINE OF MEMBERS

Section 1. Any active or senior member being two (2) months in arrears in the payment of dues and/or financial obligations, by majority vote of the board of directors, shall stand suspended from membership and be so notified in writing by the secretary. Upon payment of arrears and making application for reinstatement of membership, such member, within thirty (30) days from the date of such written notice, by majority vote of the board of directors may be reinstated. If such member is not reinstated within the thirty (30) day period, the individual's membership is terminated.

Section 2. Active members shall maintain regular attendance at club meetings and shall actively participate in club activities, and the board of directors shall review semiannually the attendance and activity participation record of each member. The board of directors will then measure the personal involvement and attendance at regular club meetings of each active member. At the discretion of the board of directors, any active member who, without excuse, fails to regularly attend club meetings or actively participate in the activities, by majority vote of the board of directors, shall stand suspended and be so notified in writing by the secretary.

Section 3. Any senior member who, without excuse, fails to meet the standards of attendance and participation in club activities set forth by the board of directors, by majority vote of the board of directors, shall stand suspended and be so notified in writing by the secretary.

Section 4. Any suspended active or senior member, upon making application to the board of directors for reinstatement and expressing a willingness to meet club standards of attendance and participation, by majority vote of the board of directors, may be reinstated within thirty (30) days from the date of such written notice of suspension by the secretary. If such member is not reinstated within the thirty (30) day period, the individual's membership is terminated. A suspended member shall not be considered "in good standing".

Section 5. A complaint against a member charged with conduct unbecoming a Kiwanian shall be referred to a special committee appointed by the board of directors for the purpose of investigating, reporting, and making a recommendation before any action is taken on such charges by the board of directors. Proper notice of the charges, the investigation, and the hearing shall be given to such member. A member against whom such charges are sustained after a hearing before the board of directors may be terminated from membership by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the entire board of directors.

Section 6. Any person whose membership has been terminated in any manner shall forfeit all interest in any club funds or other property and all rights to the use of the Kiwanis name, emblem, insignia, or other Kiwanis marks.

ARTICLE VI. OFFICERS

Section 1. The officers shall be a president, president-elect, immediate past president, vice-president, treasurer, and secretary.** If, in any year, the immediate past president ceases to be an active or senior member of this club, the active or senior member who served as president most recently prior to the immediate past president shall automatically become immediate past president.

**Note: After their election and before their assumption of office, all officers shall be known and designated by the titles of the offices to which they have respectively been elected followed by the term "designate".

Section 2. Each officer shall be an active or senior member in good standing. No offices shall be combined in one person other than those of:

a. president-elect and vice-president; or

b. secretary and treasurer.

No person shall simultaneously serve as an elected director and an officer.

Section 3. All officers shall enter upon their official duties on the first day of October of each year and shall serve for a term of one (1) year or until their successors shall be duly elected and qualified.

Section 4. The president has the following duties and responsibilities:

a. Be the executive officer of this club.

b. Preside over all meetings of the club and the board of directors.

c. Promote the objects of Kiwanis International and the positive image of Kiwanis in the community.

d. Be an ex-officio member of all standing and special committees.

e. Present the views of the club to the district and the views of the district to the club.

f. Promote membership growth and the building of new Kiwanis clubs.

g. Be one of the club delegates to the district convention.

h. Attend divisional meetings.

i. Perform such other duties and responsibilities as usually pertain to such office.

Section 5. In the absence of the president, the president-elect shall preside at all meetings of this club and of the board of directors.

Section 6. The president-elect has the following duties and responsibilities:

a. Be the only nominee for the office of president.

b. Prepare for service as president for the following year.

c. While serving as president-designate, attend the district convention, divisional meetings and the training conference for club presidents-designate.

d. Perform such other duties and responsibilities as usually pertain to such office or as may be assigned by the president or board of directors.

Section 7. The immediate past president shall perform such duties and responsibilities as usually pertain to such office or as may be assigned by the president or board of directors, including attending the division meeting for the selection of the lieutenant governor and lieutenant governor-elect.

Section 8. The vice-president shall perform such duties and responsibilities as usually pertain to such office or as may be assigned by the president or board of directors.

Section 9. The treasurer has the following duties and responsibilities:

a. Receive all funds paid to this club and promptly deposit them in the official depositories.

b. Disburse funds on order of the board of directors and may countersign all cheques.

c. Maintain the club financial accounts and records.

d. At all times, make available for inspection by the president, the board of directors or any authorized auditors, the financial accounts and records of the club.

e. Make a financial report to the board of directors monthly, at the annual meeting of the club, and at such other times as the president or board of directors may require.

f. Perform such other duties and responsibilities as usually pertain to such office or as may be assigned by the president or board of directors.

Section 10. The secretary has the following duties and responsibilities:

a. When secretary-designate, attend the training conference for club secretaries-designate.

b. Keep the club books and records, including membership and attendance.

c. At all times, make available for inspection by the president, the board of directors, or any authorized auditors, the club books and records.

d. Keep minutes of the meetings of the club, board of directors and committees.

e. Present all bills to the board of directors for approval and may sign all cheques for their payment.

f. Submit to the proper officers, committees or members all communications received from Kiwanis International or the district.

g. Promptly reply to correspondence and submit all official reports required by Kiwanis International or the district.

h. Submit reports to the club at such times as the president or board of directors may require.

i. Perform such other duties and responsibilities as usually pertain to such office or as may be assigned by the president or board of directors.

Section 11. Other officers (if any) shall perform such duties as usually pertain to such offices or as may be assigned by the president or board of directors.

ARTICLE VII. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Section 1. The board of directors shall consist of the officers and not less than five (5) elected directors.

Section 2. Each director shall be an active or senior member in good standing.

Section 3. The directors shall enter upon their official duties on the first day of October of each year and shall serve for a term of one (1) year or until their successors shall be duly elected and qualified.

Section 4. The board of directors shall determine the policies and activities of the club, elect and discipline members, approve the budget, approve all bills, take counsel with committees, and have general management of the club.

Section 5. The board of directors shall meet regularly at least once each month and hold additional meetings at the call of the president or a majority of the board of directors. At the discretion of the board of directors, the committee chairpersons shall meet in joint session with the board of directors.

Section 6. A majority of the board of directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of all business, except in cases where a larger vote of the entire board of directors is required under these bylaws.

Section 7. The common seal of the club shall be that appointed by the board of directors who shall be responsible for the safe control and custody thereof. Whenever the seal is required to be affixed to any deed or document, it shall be affixed thereto pursuant to a resolution by the board of directors and in the presence of two (2) directors, one being the president or secretary, who shall sign the document to which the seal is so affixed.

ARTICLE VIII. CONTINUING OR LONG-TERM PROJECTS

Section 1. To adopt or discontinue a project that may last more than one (1) year, with proper notice, the affirmative vote of a majority of the active and senior members of the entire club present at a designated meeting is required.

ARTICLE IX. RECONSIDERATION OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS ACTION

Section 1. Whenever a petition signed by a majority of the entire club membership alleges that a decision of the club board of directors should be reconsidered by the membership of the club, the club secretary shall give at least fourteen (14) clear days written notice to the entire membership of a special meeting to reconsider the decision of the club board of directors in question. Such meeting shall be held within thirty (30) days of the date of the petition. Service of such notice shall be deemed effective five (5) days after such notice is mailed. At this meeting, the decision of the club board of directors may be reversed by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of those members present.

ARTICLE X. COMMITTEES

Section 1. The basic standing committee structure for clubs is established by the international board of trustees. The basic structure should include separate committees that address community services, youth services, sponsored youth, young children: priority one, human and spiritual values, club administration, membership growth and education, public relations, and finance and fund raising. This structure, along with the duties and responsibilities of standing committees, shall be included in annual club and district officer guidebooks and/or manuals.

Section 2. Where and when the opportunity exists to extend Kiwanis through the sponsorship of a new Kiwanis club, the president shall appoint a committee on new club building. This committee shall have the responsibilities as outlined in the procedures for new club building established by Kiwanis International.

Section 3. Where desired, there shall be the option of expanding the committee structure by creating other standing committees which would enable the club to function more effectively in terms of its own needs and interests. The duties of such committees shall be determined at the time they are created.

Section 4. Each standing committee shall be composed of three (3) or more members and shall serve for a term of one (1) year, commencing on the first day of October. All members of a committee are appointed by and are subject to removal by the president. Each committee shall be responsible to the president and shall make such reports as the president or board of directors may direct.

Section 5. Subject to the approval of the board of directors, special committees may be appointed by the president and they shall perform such duties as may be defined in their creation.

Section 6. Each committee shall cooperate with the appropriate Kiwanis International or district committee(s) to promote, when practical, programs suggested by such committee(s).

ARTICLE XI. MEETINGS

Section 1. This club shall hold two (2) regularly scheduled meetings per month. The time, day and place shall be determined by the board of directors. All members will be notified in writing of any changes to the the regular schedule of meetings. Such notice will be distributed at least two (2) weeks in advance of the first such rescheduled meeting. New members will receive notice in writing of the regular schedule of meetings.

Section 2. If the club's regular meeting falls on a legal holiday or eve thereof, the board of directors may reschedule the meeting for another day during the affected week or cancel the meeting, provided not more than two (2) regular meetings are cancelled during the administrative year. All members will receive at least two (2) weeks notice in writing of the rescheduling of a regular meeting.

Section 3. The club may hold such other meetings as the board of directors or membership may desire. All members will receive at least two (2) weeks notice in writing of any specially scheduled meetings.

Section 4. The regular meetings shall not be more than one (1) hour and thirty (30) minutes in duration, except on special occasions as approved by the board of directors.

Section 5. The annual meeting of this club should be held at a regular meeting no earlier than the first meeting in April and no later than the second meeting in May. The membership shall be given at least three (3) weeks notice in writing of the time, date and place of the annual meeting. One-third (1/3) of the active and senior members of the club shall constitute a quorum.

Section 6. Voting on questions put to any meeting of the club shall be by show of hands except in cases where a ballot is required under these bylaws.

Section 7. Members may raise motions from the floor without prior notice at any meeting of the club except for business requiring prior notification under these bylaws. The president may, at his or her discretion, request that the motion be put in writing and read out prior to any vote.

ARTICLE XII. NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

Section 1. The election of officers and directors shall be held at the annual meeting.

Section 2. Voting shall be by ballot only when there are two (2) or more candidates for the same office. Voting shall not be cumulative. Only active and senior members present and in good standing may vote. There shall be no voting by proxy or absentee ballot.

Section 3. At a regular meeting at least five (5) weeks prior to the annual meeting, the president shall appoint a nominating committee. The committee shall consist of not less than five (5) members and, if possible, a majority shall be past presidents. The president shall designate the chairperson of this committee. The duties of this committee shall be to make nominations, with the consent of those nominated, and to prepare a ballot for the election of such officers and directors.

Section 4. At least two (2) weeks before the annual meeting, the nominating committee shall submit:

a. the president-elect as its sole nominee for the office of President;

b. a list of nominees not exceeding two (2) in number for each office to be filled; and

c. a list of nominees not exceeding the number of directors to be elected plus three (3).

At the regular meeting before the annual meeting, nominations from the floor may be made for any office and, when so made, together with the list submitted by the nominating committee, shall then be the list of nominees submitted for an election of officers and directors.

Section 5. The president shall appoint an elections committee consisting of not more than seven (7) members. The duties of this committee shall be to distribute, collect, and count the ballots and report the results to the president, who shall announce them. A majority of all votes cast shall be necessary to elect any officer. If any ballot does not have a majority for a nominee for any office, the president shall immediately designate a time and place for further balloting for such office. Prior to the second ballot, the nominee having the lowest vote on the first ballot shall be dropped; and in each ballot, the same procedure shall be followed until one (1) nominee shall have received a majority of all votes cast.

Section 6. If the names of more than the number of directors to be elected are placed in nomination, the individuals who receive the highest number of votes up to the number to be elected shall be declared elected.

Section 7. (Section 7 has been deleted).

Section 8. Nothing contained in this Article shall be construed as limiting the right to make further nominations from the floor of the meeting.

ARTICLE XIII. VACANCIES IN OFFICE

Section 1. In the case of a vacancy in the office of president, the president-elect shall succeed to the office. In the case of a vacancy in the office of president-elect, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, or director, the vacancy shall be filled at a regular club meeting, upon two (2) week's notice of nomination(s) by the board of directors.

Section 2. After the election and prior to October 1, in the event of the disability or inability to serve by an officer-designate or director-designate, the vacancy shall be filled at a regular club meeting, upon two (2) week's notice of nomination(s) by the board of directors-designate.

ARTICLE XIV. REMOVAL OF OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS

Section 1. Whenever it shall appear to the president or a majority of the club board of directors, or by a petition signed by a majority of the entire club membership and presented to the club board of directors, that an officer or director may be engaging in conduct unbecoming a Kiwanian or is failing to perform the duties of that office, the club board of directors shall give written notice of the alleged facts to the officer or director within thirty (30) days.

A meeting of the entire club membership to consider the alleged facts shall be held within thirty (30) days thereafter, with at least fourteen (14) days clear notice being given to the entire membership of such meeting. Service of such notice shall be deemed effective five (5) days after such notice is mailed. In the event that the club, by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the entire membership, finds that the officer or director has engaged in conduct unbecoming a Kiwanian or is not performing the duties of such office and declares such office vacant, the membership shall proceed forthwith to elect a new officer or director to fill such vacancy.

ARTICLE XV. INTERNATIONAL AND DISTRICT OBLIGATIONS

Section 1. This club shall exercise fully the privileges and rights of membership in Kiwanis International and the district and shall discharge promptly all obligations imposed by Kiwanis International and the district.

Section 2. The board of directors shall provide for the prompt review, approval, and forwarding of all reports required or requested by Kiwanis International or the district.

Section 3. The board of directors shall provide for the prompt payment of all dues and other obligations to Kiwanis International or the district.

Section 4. The president and president-designate should act as club delegates to the International and district conventions.

Section 5. In the event the president or president-designate is unable to attend the district or International convention, this club should elect alternate delegates.

Section 6. Delegates and alternates to all conventions or other meetings of Kiwanis International or the district shall be elected at dates sufficiently in advance of such meetings to comply with the Kiwanis International bylaws and district bylaws. Provision for expenses of such representatives may be made in the club administrative budget. The board of directors shall also provide for the proper representation at any other international and district meetings of Kiwanis in which this club has the privilege of participation.

Section 7. If this club is also affiliated with a federation, the rights, privileges, and obligations set forth in this Article which apply to a district also apply to the federation.

ARTICLE XVI.

[ Article XVI has been deleted. ]

ARTICLE XVII. PUBLIC ACTIVITIES

Section 1. This club, by fair discussions at its meetings and in other ways, is encouraged to keep its members and the community informed on all questions of public importance and any proposed legislation affecting the community in which this club is located.

Section 2. This club shall have the right, and it shall be its duty, from time to time to give expression by proper means of its attitude on such public questions and such proposed legislation, provided that no other Kiwanis club is affected by the same.

Section 3. When any other Kiwanis club or clubs within the district are affected by any such public questions or proposed legislation, before expressing an opinion, this club must refer the matter, with a favorable or unfavorable recommendation, to the district board of trustees. If a club or clubs outside the district are affected, the club must refer the matter to the international board of trustees. Upon approval of the recommendation by the district or international board of trustees, respectively, the club may publicly express its opinion through legal and proper means.

Section 4. This club shall not be used in any way for political purposes, nor shall it, as a club, actively participate in the political candidacy of any person.

ARTICLE XVIII. REVENUE

Section 1. The membership induction fee (if any) and annual dues shall be as determined by the board of directors and shall be approved by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the active and senior members present at any regular club meeting, provided written notice shall have been given the members at least three (3) weeks prior to the meeting. Such membership induction fee or annual dues shall remain in effect until changed in accordance with the provisions of this section.

Section 2. Revenue from sources other than those defined in this Article may be raised as determined by the board of directors and approved by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the active and senior members present at any regular meeting, provided written notice shall have been given the members at least three (3) weeks prior to the meeting.

Section 3. Monies received from fund-raising projects in which the public participates, or from members or others for the service activities sponsored by this club, shall be segregated from the administrative funds and shall be used only for charitable, educational, religious, and eleemosynary activities.

ARTICLE XIX. FINANCE

Section 1. Not later than the 15th day of the first month of the fiscal year, separate budgets of estimated income and expenditures for the year for the administrative and community service funds shall be adopted by the board of directors.

Section 2. The club books of account shall be audited at least once each year. The auditors shall be named by the board of directors. The auditors should be familiar with financial statements and should conduct tests of income and expenditures for the past year. The auditors may be club members, but shall not be the secretary or the treasurer. A copy of the auditor's report shall be provided to the current board of directors and, upon request, to any club member.

Section 3. The board of directors shall determine the official depository or depositories and shall designate those persons who shall sign checks.

Section 4. No member of the organization or any person associated with a member shall participate in or materially influence any decision made by the organization in respect of the payment to or on behalf of that member or associated person of any income, benefit or advantage whatsoever. Any such income paid shall be reasonable and relative to that which would be paid in an arms length transaction (being the open market value). The provisions and effect of this clause shall not be removed from these bylaws and shall be included into any bylaws replacing these bylaws.

Section 5. The fiscal year of the club shall begin on October 1 and terminate on the following September 30.

ARTICLE XX. WINDING UP CLAUSE

Section 1. If the club is dissolved, resigns, has its charter revoked, or otherwise ceases operations, and if there are funds or other club assets remaining after club obligations are paid for which the last board of directors has made no provision, then the treasurer shall pay such funds to and donate such assets to The New Zealand District Kiwanis Foundation Trust. If the District Kiwanis Foundation Trust is no longer in existence or assets cannot be transferred there then the treasurer shall pay such funds to and donate such assets to The Kiwanis International Foundation or some other charitable organization or body having objects similar to the objects of Kiwanis or for some other charitable purpose. Under no circumstances shall the remaining funds or other club assets be paid to or distributed among the members of the club.

Section 2. The club may only voluntarily dissolve itself by following the following procedures:

a. A resolution in favor of winding up the club must be passed at a meeting of the club by a majority of the members in good standing.

b. The resolution must be confirmed by the majority of the members in good standing in attendance at a special meeting of the club held for this purpose not earlier than thirty (30) days after the date on which the resolution so to be confirmed was passed.

ARTICLE XXI. OTHER AUTHORITIES

Section 1. For authority on all matters not specifically covered by these bylaws, the following documents, current or as amended in the future, shall be consulted in order of priority to determine such matters:

First - Kiwanis International constitution and bylaws;

Second - Kiwanis International policies and procedures;

Third - New Zealand - South Pacific District bylaws.

ARTICLE XXII. SEVERABILITY

Section 1. In the event that any provision of these bylaws is held invalid, all other provisions shall remain in effect.

ARTICLE XXIII. PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY

Section 1. Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised shall be the parliamentary authority for all matters of substance or procedure not specifically covered in these bylaws.

ARTICLE XXIV. AMENDMENTS

Section 1. Any amendment of these bylaws, if in conformity with the Kiwanis International Constitution and Bylaws, may be adopted by two-thirds (2/3) vote of the active and senior members present at any regular meeting, provided written notice of the proposed amendment shall have been given to the members at least three (3) weeks prior to the meeting. One-third (1/3) of the active and senior members shall constitute a quorum. There shall be no voting by proxy or absentee ballot.

Section 2. If these bylaws are in conflict with the Kiwanis International constitution and bylaws, current or as amended in the future, this club shall amend these bylaws to bring them into conformity with the International constitution and bylaws.

Section 3. No addition to or alteration or rescission of the rules shall be approved if it affects the personal benefit clause (Article XIX, Section 4) or the winding up clause (Article XX).

Section 4. These rules, when approved by Kiwanis International and by the registrar of incorporated societies in New Zealand shall replace all rules and amendments previously in use, but will not be effective until they have actually been registered with the registrar of incorporated societies.

ARTICLE XXV. APPROVAL OF KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL

Section 1. These bylaws and all amendments or additions shall not be effective unless approved by Kiwanis International.

Adopted by the club membership:

_______________________________________

(date)

Kiwanis Club of _________________________

(name)

By ____________________________________

(Club President)

____________________________________

(Club Secretary)

____________________________________

(another member)

APPROVED BY KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL:

_______________________________________

(date)

By____________________________________

Note: Two (2) copies of these bylaws or any amendments shall be forwarded to the international secretary and one (1) copy will be returned to the club with the noted approval.