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Mobile County Young Republicans Bylaws and Standing Rules As Revised: June 20, 2011

I. Name and Emblem 1.1 Name: The name of this club shall be the Mobile County Young Republicans. 1.2 Emblem: The emblem of this club shall be a red circle with the picture of the RSA Tower and the USS Alabama centered with the Modern Young Republican National Federation YR in the middle of the pictures. The circle shall be outlined in blue with Mobile County on the top half and Young Republicans on the bottom half. In addition, the modern emblem used by the Young Republican National Federation may be used in concert with the club emblem to identify the club. II. Objects 2.1 Objective of the club: The objective of the club is the promotion of the principles and policies of the Republican Party. 2.2 Superior Authority: This club is subject to the State Committee of the Young Republicans Federation of Alabama and to the executive committee of the State Republican Party so far as it is not clearly inconsistent with S. 2.1. III. Officers 3.1 Officers: officers of this club shall be the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, State Committeeman, State Committeewoman, Sergeant at Arms, and County Liaison. 3.2 Filling of Offices: Officers shall be nominated at the regular December meeting of the club and elected and installed at the regular January meeting. Their terms of office shall extend from their installation to that of their successors in January of the following year. 3.2.1 Officer Qualifications: A person shall be considered eligible for the position of officer after meeting the following qualifications: 3.2.1.1 A person shall be eligible for the position of officer if that person meets the qualifications for membership in the club as defined in S. 4.1. 3.2.1.2 A person shall be eligible for the position of officer if that person has been present at 8 of the previous 12 consecutive regular meetings as defined by S. 5.3. 3.2.1.3 A person shall be eligible for the position of officer if that person has not publically supported and/or actively campaigned in favor of in the preceding 2 campaign cycles and/or been directly employed by a Democrat elected official/Candidate in their political capacity with in the preceding 12 months and/or an organization directly related to the advancement/election of causes directly related to the opposition of the Republican party or a Republican Elected Official and/or Republican Candidate within the last 12 months.

3.3 Manner of Elections of Officers: Subject to S. 5.1, election of officers shall be by majority vote upon ballot of members, as defined by S. 4.1, in attendance or by voice vote where only one candidate stands for office. 3.4 Removal from office: An officer may be removed from office for any cause by reason of which membership may be terminated. Further, an officer may be removed from office for any misfeasance or nonfeasance in the conduct of their office. Procedure for the removal of an officer shall be identical to that provided for amendment of these bylaws. 3.5 Vacancies in office: Upon occurrence of any vacancy in an office and within one month thereof, the Chairman shall call a meeting of the club. Nomination, election, and installation shall all be accomplished at that meeting as provided by S. 3.3 hereof. 3.6 Duties of Officers: In addition to the duties set forth in the parliamentary authority, the duties of the officers of the club shall include the following: 3.6.1 The Duties of all Officers: It is the duty of each officer to report to the club in writing respecting the conduct of his office at either the November or the December regular meeting, as the officer may elect or as circumstances may allow, and from time to time orally or in writing as the club may direct. 3.6.2 Duties of the Chairman: The Chairman is to call meetings of the club conformably with the Bylaws. The Chairman shall appoint all members to committees of the club and is charged with coordinating the work of all standing committees to insure their timely and responsible carrying out duties. The Chairman sits on all standing committees as a member. The Chairman shall serve as the Chairman of the Program Committee. 3.6.3 Duties of the Vice-Chairman: The Vice Chairman, in the absence of the Chairman, shall conduct the regular meetings as determined by S. 5.3. The Vice-Chairman is charged with coordinating the work of the other officers and shall serve on the Finance Committee and Social Committee. Further more, the Vice-Chairman shall report on the activities of the Executive Committee, as set forth in S. 9. 3.6.4 Duties of the Secretary: The Secretary is charged with maintaining a current roll of the names, addresses, dates of birth, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of members of the club. The originals of the membership roll, list of committee members, and written reports are to be preserved by the secretary as the property of the club, and along with copies of the Bylaws, Principles, Standing Rules, and parliamentary authority, are to be conveyed by the Secretary to each meeting. The Secretary shall serve as the committee chairman of the Publicity Committee. 3.6.5 Duties of the Treasurer: The Treasurer shall serve on the Membership Committee. The Treasurer is to perform the duties mandated by S. 4.5.2 and is promptly to inform the Secretary of automatic termination of any membership. The Treasurer shall serve as the committee chairman of the Finance Committee. The Treasurer shall submit a written report, with a minimum of ten written copies, as to the current status (current status is defined as to date of the meeting) of the Treasury to the club at the regular monthly meeting as defined by S. 5.3. 3.6.6 Duties of the State Committeeman and State Committeewoman: The State Committeeman and State Committeewoman are to represent the club at all meetings of the State Committee of the Young Republican Federation of Alabama and periodically report to the club the activities of the Young Republican Federation of Alabama. 3.6.7 Duties of the Sergeant at Arms: The Sergeant at Arms is charged with maintaining order at all meetings and is keeper of the MCYR sign. The Sergeant at Arms serves on the Social Committee. 3.6.8 The Duties of the County Liaison: The County Liaison is charged with keeping abreast of the activities of the Mobile County Republican Executive Committee and the Mobile GOP and reporting these activities to the club. The County Liaison shall attend all of the Mobile County Republican Executive Committee meetings, or secure a replacement in the event they are unable to attend the meeting. The County Liaison serves on the Grassroots Committee.

IV. Membership 4.1 Qualification for Membership in the Club: Qualifications for membership in the club are attainment of the age of eighteen years of age (but not exceeding forty years of age), tendering of dues as set forth in the Standing Rules, completion of the membership form, and the subscription to the principles and policies of the National Republican Party. 4.2 Creation of Membership: Membership will begin immediately after verification of qualifications. 4.3 Associate Membership: Any member upon attainment of forty-one years of age shall become an associate member of the club, and as such, shall participate in all the rights and duties of membership with the exception of voting. Any nonmember of the age forty-one and over, and otherwise qualified for membership as defined in S. 4.1, may be determined an associate member of the club as provided by S. 4.2. 4.4 Incident of Membership: A member shall be provided with an electronic copy of the Bylaws and Standing rules to the email address provided at creation of membership within one week of creation of membership and otherwise fully to participate in the life of the club. In the event a newly created member does not have access to an email address, a hard copy of the Bylaws and Standing Rules will be provided at the next regular meeting after creation of membership as defined by S. 5.3. 4.5 Termination of Membership: Membership in the club is terminated as follows: 4.5.1 Voluntary Termination: Submission of resignation may be in writing or orally to any member of the club, and is effective immediately. 4.5.2 Automatic Termination: The Treasurer shall notify via email to the email address on file provided at creation of membership any member whose dues have fallen thirty days behind. In the event that no email address is on file, a written notification will be provided via mail. The membership of any persons whose dues are ninety days behind is automatically terminated. 4.5.3 Involuntary Termination: The membership of any personal may be terminated by any reason of their violation of the Bylaws or Standing Rules of the club or for any other cause deemed sufficient by the club. Procedures for such termination shall be identical to that provided for the amendment of these Bylaws. V. Meetings 5.1 The Quorum: A quorum shall consist of 6 members. 5.2 The Call of the Meeting: The call of each meeting, whether regular or special, shall be sent via email, to the email address provided at time of creation of membership unless a change of email form has been submitted to the Secretary, not less than five days in advance of the meeting. Subject to S. 5.4, the call shall include, but need not be limited to: the place, date, and time of meeting. 5.3 Regular Meetings: Regular meetings of the club shall be held on the third Monday of each month at a location prescribed by the Chairman. 5.4 Special Meetings: A special meeting may be called by the Chairmans own accord, or shall be called by the Chairman within five days of receipt of written application signed by ten members of the club, in which event the meeting shall be scheduled within ten days of said receipt. The call of a special meeting shall clearly set forth the agenda, which will be before the club at such meeting. It shall be the responsibility of the persons at whose instance a special meeting is called to provide the Chairman, for inclusion in the call, a clear statement of the agenda to be considered and such a statement shall be included in the call whether at the instance of the Chairman or upon application; provided, however, that it shall not be within the authority of the Chairman to refuse to call a special meeting because the agenda are not clearly stated.

VI. Standing Committees 6.1 Membership Committee: There shall be a Membership Committee, the object of which is to promote and encourage increased membership in the club. Duties of the Membership Committee shall include keeping of a visitors book in which persons visiting the meetings of the club may record their names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers. Membership Committee members shall follow up the visits of such personas as they or the club deem appropriate with a view to encourage their membership. 6.2 Grass Roots Committee: There shall be a Grass Roots Committee, the object of which is to keep abreast of legislation under consideration by the houses of the State Legislature and legislators voting dates for office, and to engage in precinct organization and special projects within the objects of the club including fielding and promotion of candidates for public office, both elected and appointed. 6.3 Publicity Committee: There shall be a Publicity Committee, the object of which is to promote public recognition of the club and its activities. The Publicity Committee will produce a newsletter containing news of the activities of the club and to give notice of meetings of the club and the Executive Committee to the membership and other interested individuals. 6.4 Program Committee: There shall be a Program Committee, the object of which is to initiate and provide suggestions regarding the program of meetings of the club. 6.5 Finance Committee: There shall be a Finance Committee, the object of which is to direct fundsraising activities of the club. 6.6 Social Committee: There shall be a social Committee, the object of which is to plan and prepare social events for the club, which should include, but not limited to an annual Christmas party. 6.7 Other Committees: There shall be other standing committees that the club may create by amendment of these bylaws. 6.8 Committee Reports: Each standing committee is to report and provide a minimum of ten written copies to the club at each regular meeting as defined by S. 5.3. 6.9 Membership in Committees: Except as provided by S. 3.6, membership in standing committees may be altered from time to time as the club may deem appropriate regardless of parliamentary procedures. VII. Select Committees 7.1 Select Committees: There shall be such committees as the club may create by amendment of the standing rules. 7.2 Committee Reports: Each Select Committee is to report and provide a minimum of ten written copies to the club at each regular meeting as defined by S 5.3. 7.3 Membership in Committees and Continuance thereof: Membership in select committees and the existence of select committees themselves may be altered from time to time as the club may deem appropriate regardless of the requirement of parliamentary procedure. VIII. State Conventions 8.1 Election of Delegates to the State Convention: The Chairman, State Committeeman, and State Committeewoman will be automatic delegates to the State Convention of the Young Republican Federation of Alabama. The balance of delegates and alternate delegates is to be nominated by the officers of the club and to be voted on by the club at the regular meeting in April. 8.2 Number of Delegates to the State Convention: The number of delegates and alternates shall be in accordance with the governing documents of the Young Republican Federation of Alabama.

IX. Executive Committee 9.1 Membership: The membership of the Executive Committee shall consist of all officers of the club as set out in S. 3.1, two At-Large Members, and the immediate past Chairman of the club. 9.2 The call of the Executive Committee: The call of each meeting of the Executive Committee, whether regular or special, shall be made not less than five days in advance of the meeting, and shall include the place, date, and time of the meeting and shall be submitted via email, to the email address provided at time of creation of membership unless a change of email form has been submitted to the Secretary,. 9.3 Meetings: Regular meetings of the Executive Committee shall be held on a regular basis at a place and date as determined by the Chairman, and set upon the beginning of their term as Chairman each January. The Executive Committee shall meet once every month. 9.4 Special Meetings: A special meeting of the Executive Committee may be called by the Chairman of his own accord within five days of his receipt of written application signed by four members of the Executive Committee, in which event the meeting shall be scheduled within five days of said receipt. The call of a special meeting shall clearly set forth the agenda, which will be before the Executive Committee at such meeting. It shall be the responsibility of the persons at whose instance a special meeting is called to provide the Chairman, for inclusion in the call, a clear statement of the agenda to be considered and such a statement shall be included in the call whether at the instance of the Chairman or upon application; provided, however, that it shall not be within the authority of the Chairman to refuse to call a special meeting of the Executive Committee because the agenda is not clearly stated. 9.5 Duties: The duties of the Executive Committee shall be to conduct meetings pertaining to the business of the club and hear reports from Committees and officers of the club. The Executive Committee shall perform a planning function of setting forth the direction of the club and such emphasis as may be deemed necessary to attain certain goals in the interest of the club. 9.6 Executive Committee Report: The Executive Committee shall report to the club any and all business transacted at any regular or special meeting of the club. The club shall accept or refuse to accept the report, or in any section of such report, by a majority vote of the quorum present. 9.7 At Large Members of the Executive Committee: Two At-Large members shall be elected to the Executive Committee in accordance with S. 3.2-6. X. Parliamentary Authority 10.1 Parliamentary Authority: The rules contained in Roberts Rules of Order, Newly Revised, shall govern the club in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are not inconsistent with these Bylaws or with any standing rules the club may adopt. The parliamentary authority and provision of the governing documents of the club are cumulative tot eh extent that they are not clearly inconsistent. XI. Amendments 11.1 Amendment of Bylaws and Principles: These Bylaws are subject to amendment at only a regular meeting of the club. The terms of the proposed amendment must be emailed, to the email address provided at time of creation of membership unless a change of email form has been submitted to the Secretary, as provided by S. 5.2. Voting should be by ballot, and the measure shall carry by a two-thirds vote of the members present. 11.2 Amendment of Standing Rules: The standing Rules of the Club are subject to amendment at only regular meetings of the club. The terms of the proposed amendment must be emailed, to the email address provided at time of creation of membership unless a change of email form has been

submitted to the Secretary, as provided by S. 5.2. The amendment shall have passed if the measure shall have carried by a majority vote of members present. STANDING RULES OF THE MOBILE COUNTY YOUNG REPUBLICANS As revised June 20, 2011 I. Dues: The dues are set for the club, both members and associate members, at $20 per 12 months per single member, and $30 per 12 months per married couple. Dues are payable at the time of an application for membership is submitted. II. Meeting Place: The Club shall meet at a place of the Chairmans choosing.

III. Nominating Committee: There shall be a Nominating Committee, the object of which is to receive the names of individuals wishing to become a candidate for office in the club under S. 3.1 and S. 9.7. The Nominating Committee shall be announced at a regular December meeting and make its report at the regular January meeting. Nominations may be received from the floor at the regular January meeting, in addition to any persons being reported by the Nominating Committee.