ECHO PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BYLAWS
Table of Contents
ARTICLE I. NAME
ARTICLE II. PURPOSE
ARTICLE III. MEMBERSHIP
Section 1. Membership
Section 2. Membership Fees
Section 3. Resignation
ARTICLE IV. EXECUTIVE BOARD
ARTICLE V. ELECTION
Section 1. Election to Executive Board
Section 2. Vacancies
ARTICLE IX. FISCAL YEAR
ARTICLE X. AMENDMENTS
ARTICLE XI. LIABILITIES OF MEMBERS
The name of the organization shall be the Echo Park Chamber of Commerce.
The purpose of the organization shall be:
A. There shall be four (4) classes of membership in this organization:
B. Membership in this organization shall be made available to any individual business or corporate entity that subscribes to the purpose and basic policies of the Echo Park Chamber of Commerce as stated in Article II without regard to race, color, creed or national origin, under such rules and regulations not in conflict with the provisions of these bylaws.
C. Membership application in this organization for classes three (3) and four (4) can be granted by unanimous vote of the Executive Board.
A.The fees for the various classes of membership shall be set by the Executive Board.
B. Membership fees shall be payable on January 1 of each year, and shall be deemed delinquent after February 28.
C. Payment of membership fees shall entitle voting privileges as follows:
Any member desiring to resign from the Echo Park Chamber of Commerce may do so by nonpayment of dues or by submitting a letter of resignation to the Executive Board. Resignation by a paid member forfeits any refund or rebate of dues.
Each member of the Executive Board shall be a member in good standing of the Echo Park Chamber of Commerce.
The Executive Board shall consist of four (4) members:
Executive Board shall have the authority to:
The fiscal year of the organization shall begin on January 1 and end on December 31.
These bylaws may be amended at any meeting of the organization, or at any other meeting of the members called for that purpose, by a two-thirds vote of those present. Notice must be given in writing of the proposed change at least thirty (30) days prior to the meeting.
No member of the organization shall be personally or otherwise liable for any of the debts, liabilities and/or obligations of the organization.
No part of the funds raised or properties of the organization shall ever inure to the benefit of any officer or member of the organization.
This organization is organized exclusively for non-profit purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954.
The organization shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on by (a) an association exempt from Federal Income Tax under Section 501 (c) (4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law or, (b) by any associated contributions to which are deductible under Section 170 (c) (2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Laws.
EPCC Bylaws / revised 01/08/14