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Bylaws of the Suffield Players

Article IX — Amendments

Section 1.  Method of Amending.  Any member may propose amendments to these Bylaws.  They shall be submitted in writing or by e-mail by the sponsoring member to the Bylaws Committee or the Board of Directors which shall act upon each in accordance with the provisions of Section 2 of this Article.

Section 2.  Adoption.  These Bylaws may be amended by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the members eligible to vote, present at any meeting of the Corporation and constituting a quorum, provided that five (5) days' previous written notice shall have been sent by mail or e-mail to each member of the Corporation or ten (10) days' previous written notice or e-mail shall have been posted on the Corporation's public website prior to any vote, and such notice shall set forth the general content of any proposed amendment to the Bylaws.

Section 3.  Amendment.  No member of the Corporation shall have the power to adopt Bylaws which:

  1. prescribe quorum or voting requirements for action by the Board of Directors different than those prescribed by law;
  2. allow the Corporation, or any Director, officer or agent thereof, on behalf of the Corporation, to engage in any activity which is inconsistent with the non-profit community, and cultural purposes of the Corporation;
  3. permit or authorize any activity by the corporation, or any Director, officer, or agent thereof, on behalf of the Corporation, which would not be permitted to be carried on:
    1. By a Corporation exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 or the corresponding provisions of any future United States Internal Revenue Law; or
    2. By a Corporation, contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 or the corresponding provisions of any future United States Internal Revenue Law.