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Re: ACTivist

Mar 26, 1998 11:13 AM
by JRC

>      My wife reads our copy of Quest, and then files it away somewhere so
>don't get to see it (or even find out it has arrived). In what issue are
>bylaw changes given? The New York Lodge's bylaws VERY specifically state
>assetts have to remain in New York if the Lodge is dissolved. Also, you may
>recall that I have been lobbying to make it harder for National to dissolve
>Lodge; if they have made it easier, then I will protest most vigorously.
>    Bart Lidofsky

Its in the latest Quest (I just got it a week or two ago). Read it
*carefully* (especially if you are part of a Lodge with significant assets).
The bylaw would require you to *insert* language into your own bylaws.
National has always had the power to form or dissolve Lodges, but this will
give them unquestioned control of assets (assets that in most cases *they*
didn't raise). (I am aware that you have looked deeply into the legalities
surrounding Lodge property & ownership ... I suspect we may well agree about
the potential ramifications of the proposed bylaws (-:). -JRC

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