Article III - Revision of Bylaws.
Section 1 – Amendments.
a. The Bylaws may be revised or amended by a 2/3 vote of the eligible members present and voting at the designated bylaws meeting for the upcoming season.
Section 2 - Submission of Amendments.
a. No revision or amendments may be considered unless the same has been submitted in written form to the Commissioner by one month prior to the designated bylaws meeting for the upcoming season.
b. The proposed revisions or amendments shall then be mailed to each Team Rep.
Section 3 – Effectiveness.
a. The changes of amendments shall go into effect immediately upon adoption by the Governing Body and Team Representatives.
Section 4 - Bylaws Committee.
a. The Bylaws committee will be composed of at least one (1) Team Representative from each association, and an Assistant Commissioner. The commissioner will appoint a spokesperson that will chair all Bylaws meetings, normally scheduled in February.
b. Bylaw changes recommended by the Bylaws committee during their meeting will require a 50% vote of the members present. All committee actions will be coordinated with the Commissioner. All proposed revisions/amendments shall be reviewed by the commissioner prior to the final vote required by Art. III, Section 1 (a). If the Commissioner has questions regarding the appropriateness of the proposed revision/amendment, he will circulate them to all team representatives. The revision/amendment will be removed from the ballot until such time as the commissioners concerns are discussed at the next scheduled league meeting. Once discussed, the revision/amendment will be voted on as set forth in these bylaws.
c. Assistant commissioners are eligible to vote on bylaw changes, but must be present to vote. Commissioner only votes to break a tie.
Section 5 – Member Team Bylaws.
a. Each member team is permitted to have its own governing body and organizational structure in addition to the league by-laws. To the extent a member team adopts its own by-laws, said by-laws may not override or conflict the league by-laws. Questions regarding conflicts are to be resolved by vote of the members of the association.