THE AMERICAN LEGION
Title: Amend Article III, Meetings of the American Legion Riders Bylaws
Origin; Greenbrier Post 45
Submitted by: Mark Rennick
WHEREAS, The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Riders Constitution and Bylaws was last amended January 23, 2010; and
WHEREAS, The Bylaws Article III - Meetings guides our action with its guiding principles; and
WHEREAS, The Bylaws Article III - Meetings needs to be changed as currently written; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, by Greenbrier Post 45, The American Legion, Department of Tennessee, in a regular meeting assembled on 5 November 2019, That Article Ill - Meetings Bylaws of Riders Constitution of The American Legion, Department of Tennessee shall be amended to read:
“ARTICLE III - Meetings
Section 1. The regular meetings of the Post ALR shall be held with the regular monthly schedule meeting of the sponsoring American Legion Post or at another date or location approved by the sponsoring American Legion Post Commander. Meetings shall transact such business as may be properly brought up for action; such meetings may be afterward converted into entertainment meetings, as may be deemed agreeable with the sponsoring Post Executive Committee and by the officers of the Post ALR. At no time shall local, state or federal civil laws be violated, nor the Articles of the National and Department American Legion Constitution and By-Laws.
Section 2. The Post ALR Director, or a majority of the ALR Post Executive Committee shall have power to Call a special meeting of the Post ALR members at any time, provided the meeting is coordinated with the Commander of the sponsoring American Legion Post. Names of the majority members voting to approve the special meeting of the ALR members will be recorded and maintained in the Post ALR minutes.
Section 3. The American Legion Riders shall have an ALR Committee meeting at both the Department Mid-Winter Conference and Department Convention. Said meeting to be coordinated by the Department Director of The American Legion Riders. All American Legion Riders are encouraged to attend said meeting and the subsequent Mid-Winter Conference and Department Convention.
Section 4. The Department Director American Legion Riders shall make a report to the attendees at The American Legion Mid-Winter Conference and Department Convention.
Section 5. All members of The American Legion Riders are encouraged to attend the annual National Convention of The American Legion as a delegate, or guest of their respective parent organization (Legion, Auxiliary or SAL).”
This is to certify that the above resolution was adopted by Greenbrier Post 45 on 05 November 2019.
Signed Terry Wilson, Commander Signed Charlie Adcock, Riders Director
Post 45, Greenbrier Post 45, Greenbrier
Signed Jackie Laird, Department Riders Director