WHEREAS, the Philadelphia Bar Association has a Criminal Justice Section;
WHEREAS, the Criminal Justice Section is governed by bylaws which were most recently approved by the Board of Governors in October 1995;
WHEREAS, those bylaws do not provide for the election of Section Co-Chairs;
WHEREAS, when the current bylaws were approved in October 1995, the voting rights of ad hoc appointees to the Section’s executive committee was left unresolved;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Governors approves the amendments of the Criminal Justice Section bylaws, in the form attached hereto, to specifically provide for the election of Co-Chairs under Art. III, Sec. 1, and to include a provision allowing ad hoc members of the executive committee to vote at the discretion of the elected members of the executive committee under Art. III, Sec. 4.
PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF GOVERNORS
ADOPTED: January 28, 2010