ARTICLE VIIIAdoption, Revision or Amendment of Bylaws
Section 1. Amendment of the Bylaws - Any member in good standing may propose revision or amendment of these Bylaws. Any proposed revision or amendments shall be submitted in writing to the Board President not less than one hundred and twenty (120) days prior to the date of the next Annual Meeting, or a special membership meeting to consider amendments to the Bylaws. Proposed Bylaws amendments shall be reviewed by the Board of Directors prior to being presented to the membership. The president may appoint an ad hoc committee to help with this process. All proposed bylaws amendments suggestions, and comments from the Board shall be made available to members electronically or by mail if requested, not less than thirty (30) days prior to the Annual Meeting at which amendments will be considered.
Section 2. Adoption - These Bylaws shall be submitted to the Annual Meeting of NAMI Tennessee and shall become effective after being approved by a two-thirds (2/3) majority of the members present and voting. A downloadable copy of the full Bylaws can be obtained at http://namitn.org/home/about-nami/. Look at the Board of Directors Column on the right side of the page and scroll to the GOVERNANCE box at the bottom of the page. This form does not support the use of hyperlinks. Please copy and paste the link into your web browser for easy access to the full Bylaws.