About the Bylaws
Las Vegas Unit 373 is governed by the bylaws below, which went into effect December 1, 2013.
PLEASE NOTE: These bylaws are presently being rewritten, and the NEW BYLAWS will soon appear here, with all proper and legal explanations.
BYLAWS OF THE AMERICAN CONTRACT BRIDGE LEAGUE
LAS VEGAS UNIT 373
Article I: Organization Name and Definitions
The name of this nonprofit organization shall be The American Contract Bridge League Las Vegas Unit 373, hereafter referred to as the “Unit.”
The Unit shall maintain a website, hereafter referred to as the “Unit Website,” at www.lasvegasbridge.com. Notification of Board of Directors meetings, membership meetings, Unit games, and other activities may be made by mail, email, or posting on the Unit Website as appropriate.
Article II: Affiliation
The geographical area over which the Unit has jurisdiction shall be the area assigned to it by the Board of Directors of the ACBL, which may be modified from time to time.
Article III: Objectives
Unit assets and property shall be used solely to promote the objectives of the Unit, as herein defined. The Unit’s objectives are:
Article IV: Membership
Membership in the ACBL carries with it membership in the Unit, subject to the conditions outlined in this Article.
Members of the Unit shall be required to abide by and to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the Bylaws, regulations, policies, code of conduct and ethical standards established by the ACBL.
Article V: Dues
Annual dues shall be in the amount fixed by the ACBL.
The Unit shall have no power to levy assessments.
Article VI: Rights and Duties of Members
Article VII: Eligibility to Vote
To be eligible to vote:
Article VIII: Board of Directors
Article IX: Directors’ Fiduciary Duties and Standards of Conduct
Article X: Removal
Any Officer or Director may be removed from office for cause as listed below:
Article XI: Unit Finances
Article XII: Disposition of Assets
In the event of the termination of the Unit, the assets of the Unit may be sold bythe Board of Directors under the following conditions:
Article XIII: Amendments to Bylaws
Article XIV: Standing Committees
The President, with the approval of the Board of Directors, shall appoint such Committees as may be necessary to perform the functions of the organization and he shall define their duties. Among the Committees appointed by him shall be the following Standing Committees, whose membership may include non-Board members:
CONDUCT AND ETHICS
Article XV: Unit Games
There shall be a nonplaying Director for all Unit games. The Unit shall endeavor to utilize its unit sanctions and provide a variety of unit games and activities.