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Re: How are bylaws amended?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-08-29 22:03:59 CEST

On 8/29/06, Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com> wrote:
> On 8/29/06, Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> wrote:
> > The actual section of the code that DannyB pointed to seems
> > straitforward enough. That said, if you want to propose a change to
> > add something specific, feel free to do so, just do it quickly ;-)
>
> I went to do this, and instead discovered more bugs.
>
> Section III-10-B ("Notice of Certain Agenda Items") isn't just about
> notice, it's about required percentages for certain kinds of votes. I
> thought maybe I'd add the Amending-These-Bylaws material there,
> but then I saw that the "51%" to remove a Director, as given in
> III-10-B-1, is inconsistent with the "two-thirds" given in IV-6, to which
> III-10-B-1 refers.
>
> Also, IV-6 refers to Active Members, whereas II-10-B uses just
> Members everywhere. I think Active Members would be better
> in almost all cases, since people need to be able to drop off
> the map for a while without paralyzing the corporation.
>
> Since we're trying to get this wrapped up, and since everything
> is under version control, and since you all know I'm happy to
> revert and discuss if there's any controversy, I'm going to commit
> "fixes" (as I consider them) for those issues right now. Then in
> a separate commit I'll add the Amending-These-Bylaws language.
> I hope this is okay with everyone.

Go for it.

-garrett

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