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Guest posted a topic in General DiscussionOur organization's bylaws gives the board the authority to enact, amend or repeal bylaws and act upon them immediately. However, they are also subject to ratification at a general meeting of the membership. In the event ratification fails, do the enacted changes simply fall to the ground? And what is to prevent the board from simply passing and acting on them again? Would the solution be for the membership to simply amend the bylaws removing the board's authority to act on them immediately prior to ratification?
Guest posted a topic in General DiscussionThe following is the current provision in our bylaws: 1.01 The bylaws of the Corporation may be repealed or amended by bylaw enacted by a majority of the directors at a meeting of the board of directors and the enactment, repeal or amendment of such bylaw or bylaws shall be acted upon immediately and ratified by an affirmative vote of at least two thirds (2/3) of the members present at a general meeting, provided, provided that the proposed amendment or amendments be circulated 30 days prior to the meeting. "acted upon immediately" is a little ambiguous. Who is doing the acting here? The d