Connecticut Elks Association Training 2017-2018.
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Written by Ed Baranyai PDD and Matthew Frankel PDD

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1. An Exalted Ruler who resigns because of business or illness does acquire the status of PER
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2. A Lodge must vote on the floor to authorize the Lodge Secretary to make remittance for the Grand Lodge dues
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3. A Lodge may organize an Elks Bowling League where the team members are all Elks in good standing
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4. The Grand Exalted Ruler or the Board of Grand Trustees has the power to change the name of a Lodge
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5. Nominations can be made at a Special Meeting
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6. Elections are held under the order of New Business
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7. The Leading Knight can preside during an election
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8. PER Association By-Laws must be approved by the Committee on Law
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9. Members of a Lodge that merge may retain their former Membership numbers
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10. A Lodge Secretary may simultaneously hold the position of Secretary and Club Manager
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11. If the Lodge does not specify investments they are left to the sound decision of the Board of Directors
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12. Each Local Lodge at its annual election may elect an alternate representative to the Grand Lodge Convention
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13. An Officer arriving after roll call is still Absent
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14. Notice of an election to fill a vacancy need not be sent to the Members if the election is to be held at the regular meeting at the usual hour
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15. It is allowed to adjourn a meeting to a later date where a ballot was to elect an officer to fill a vacancy.
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16. It is permissible for an Exalted Ruler to appoint a non-member to serve on special committees which do not consider confidential matters of the Order
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17. A Mediator and a local forum Justice can be the same individual
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18. A proposer must be present when his candidate is balloted on
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19. Unless an application is withdrawn it must be voted on even though there is an unfavorable investigation report
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20. If there are no black cubes available for use in the ballot box the ballot is illegal
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21. A Member in good standing is entitled to inspect all Lodge records at reasonable times, including Membership lists
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22. A Lodge is permitted but not required to pass a State Association assessment on the Members of the Lodge
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23. A Lodge is allowed to charge an application fee for Life Member Applications
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24. Lodges that permit payment of Membership dues or fees by credit card or debit card are permitted to asses those Members any processing fees
1 point
25. A motion to dispense in the reading of the minutes is allowed
1 point
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