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since the last annual meeting, except such as they are prohibited from making public, and making such suggestions relative to their several departments as they may deem proper.
6. Printing Reports in Advance.—When any such report contains any recommendation for action on the part of the Association, it may, in the discretion of the committee, be printed in the manner in which the annual reports are required to be printed, and a copy thereof mailed by the Secretary of the Association to each member thereof at least fifteen days before the annual meeting at which, such report is proposed to be submitted.
ADDRESSES AND PAPERS.
The annual address of the President shall be made on the first day of the annual meeting immediately after the Association is called to order by the Chairman of the Executive Committee. The address of the person to be invited by the Executive Committee shall be made at the morning session of the second day, and the reading of papers or essays shall be on the same day, or at such other time as the Executive Committee may determine.
PUBLICATION OF ANNUAL REPORTS, ADDRESSES AND PAPERS.
All papers read before the Association shall be lodged with the Secretary. The annual address of the President, the reports of committees, and all proceedings at the annual meetings shall be published in the annual reports of the Association; but no other address made or paper read or presented shall be published, except by order of the Committee on Publications or of the Association.
Extra copies of reports, addresses and papers read before the Association, not exceeding two hundred copies of each, may be printed by order of the Committee on Publications for the use of authors thereof.
The annual reports shall be published by the Secretary, under the direction of the Executive Committee, and a copy thereof delivered to each member of the Association.
The current year
of this Association shall commence with the 1st day of July of each year, and end with the 30th day of the following June.
COLLECTION AND NON-PAYMENT OF FEES AND DUES.
The admission fee (except from those persons declared to be members by Article III. of the Constitution) shall be payable to the Treasurer within thirty days after notification of election; and any member who shall fail within that time to notify the Treasurer of his acceptance of membership and pay the admission fee shall be deemed to have declined membership, and cannot thereafter become a member except by being again regularly elected.
*The annual dues shall be payable to the Treasurer on or before the 1st day of September of each year, beginning with the 1st of September, 1889. If any member shall fail to pay said dues when payable, the Treasurer shall immediately forward to such delinquent member an extract from this By-Law, with notice that if his default shall continue for thirty days his name will be reported to the Executive Committee; which may, if said dues be not paid on or before the 1st day of January following, order the name of such member to be stricken from the rolls, and he shall thereupon cease to be a member of the Association. But upon his written application, satisfactorily explaining such default, and the payment of all dues to the date thereof, the Executive Committee may reinstate any such member who has been dropped from the rolls by virtue of this By-Law. *Amended July 6, 1898—Vol. XI, pp. 18, 19, 32.
Any member may resign at any time upon the payment of all dues and charges to the Association, including his annual dues for the current year in which resignation is tendered; provided, there be no charges for misconduct pending against such member.
From the date of the receipt by the Secretary of a notice of resignation, with an endorsement thereon by the Treasurer that all dues have been paid, as above provided, the person giving such notice shall cease to be a member of the Association.
LIMITATION OF DEBATE.
No member shall be permitted to speak more than twice on any subject, and in debate no speech shall exceed five minutes in length.
ORDER OF BUSINESS.
At each annual meeting the order of business shall be as follows:
1. Call to order by the Chairman of the Executive Committee.
2. Opening Address of the President.
6. Reports of Standing Committees :
(a) Executive Committee.
(h) Committee on International Arbitration.
These By-Laws may be amended at any annual meeting of the Association by a vote of two-thirds of those present; provided, that written notice of the proposed amendment shall be given on the first day of such meeting.