Standing Rules of the Libertarian Party of Broward County

 

Article 1

Additional Executive Duties

 

Section 1

There shall be no compensation to any officer or member of the body or committee person.

However, Any member of the EC or committee chair may seek reimbursement for a given cost , provided the LPBC has the funds available and a would require a 2/3 votes of the EC.

 

Section 2

Any changes to the LPBC  EC require notification to be sent to the LPF Secretary within 15 days.

 

Section 3

Resolutions passed by the LPBC EC to the LPF will be delivered to the LPF regional representative by the Secretary or Chair and obtain a ⅔ vote to be resolved.

 

Section 4

All meetings of LBPC are open to the public to observe, however to vote in any matter, voting membership is required.

 

Section 5

The LPBC reserves the right to not allow a given individual or groups to any of its meetings, if necessary.

 

Section 6

For normally scheduled Executive Committee meetings, A quorum shall be a majority of the voting membership of the EC .

 

Section 7

When the duties of Treasurer or Secretary becoming overwhelming to one individual or a time of leave is taken, a deputy Secretary or Treasurer may be appointed to aid in the completion of task(s) delegated by the Treasurer or Secretary. These position(s) are to be temporary.

 

Section 8

Robert’s Rules of Order order shall be referred to for all matters of procedure not specifically covered by these Bylaws.

 

Article 2

Membership and Delegates

Section 1

It is not required to pay dues to be a member of the LPBC.

 

Section 2

To qualify as a delegate to vote at the LPBC annual meeting, voting membership is required.

 

Section 3

General membership is defined as an individual who resides in Broward county and is not registered to vote Libertarian. These individuals can be members of the party and can be allowed to fully participate in events, activities and attend meetings, but are not allowed to vote on any party business.

 

Section 4

Residence requirements for membership is defined as anyone who lives at an address in Broward County and resides in Broward County for more than 7 months in a calendar year.

 

Article 3

Annual Business Meeting misc

Section 1

All delegates to the Annual Meeting must be members of the LPBC 30 days prior to the Annual Meeting.

 

Section 2

A quorum shall consist of 40% of the total number of delegates registered in attendance at the Annual Business Meeting.

 

Section 3

NOTA shall be on all ballots for the delegates. NOTA is always an option even if it is not printed or labeled or shown.

 

Article 4

Political Policy

Section 1

The LPBC will not take any position on any matter that would counter the LPF position on a given matter.

The LPBC will strive to focus on Broward County related political matters, with that in mind, Should any issue arrive in which the LPF takes a position on, the LPBC will work to support the LPF, if, on a given matter it is the best interest of the LPBC.

 

Section 2

The LPBC will not take any position on any matter that would counter the LNC position on a given matter.

The LPBC will strive to focus on Broward County related political matters first, with that in mind, should an issue arrive in which the LNC takes a position on that relate to Broward County and the state of Florida, the LPBC will work to support the LNC, if, on a given matter it is in the best interest of the LPBC.

 

Article 5

Miscellaneous and Standing Rule Additions

Section 1

Any and all changes to these Standing Rules require a ⅔  vote of the LPBC EC or a vote of the majority of delegates present at the Annual Meeting.

 

Section 2

All branding, logos and slogans of the LPBC may not be used by any individual or group without expressed written consent of the LPBC EC.

 

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