ARTICLE XVI: BYLAWS
Section 1. Each chapter shall write bylaws to amplify sections of this Constitution and to clarify operating procedures of the chapter. Bylaws do not need the approval of the National Council but must be consistent with this Constitution.
Section 2. The chapter bylaws shall contain information concerning the election and duties of officers, the schedule of meetings, member obligations, dues, and the like. (Note: See the national handbook and the “Adviser Zone” at www.njhs.us for additional information regarding the appropriate content of chapter bylaws.)
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ARTICLE XVII: AMENDMENTS
This Constitution may be amended at any meeting of the National Council or by mail by an affirmative vote of a majority of the members of the National Council.
NJHS National Constitution
Revised 2005 (based on approved amendments adopted 1992-2005).
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