Resolution Raising Membership Dues 5%
With No Dues Increase if Paid Timely

WHEREAS, the Philadelphia Bar Association (“Association”) invoices members for dues on an annual basis;

WHEREAS, the Association budget is largely driven by timely receipt of dues;

WHEREAS, Association members may pay as late as December at the annual meeting for dues payable in the calendar year ending that month in order to vote in the annual election;

WHEREAS, such late dues payment has a negative impact on the income of the Association and its ability to effectively manage its budget throughout the calendar year;

WHEREAS, it is desirable for members to pay dues in the calendar year;

WHEREAS, the Association desires to increase dues across all membership categories by 5%;

WHEREAS, dues will not increase above the current year level for any member who pas on or before March 31 of the calendar year in which dues are payable;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Philadelphia Bar Association will raise its annual membership dues by 5% across all membership categories, but will not increase dues above the current year level for any member who pays on or before March 31 of the calendar year in which dues are payable.

PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Adopted: October 26, 1999