IACVAC STATE ASSOCIATION BY-LAWS
February 10, 2017
ARTICLE I - NAME
SECTION 1. The name of this corporation shall be "Illinois Association of County Veterans Assistance Commission Incorporated."
ARTICLE II – PURPOSE
SECTION 6. To promote the welfare of all Military Veterans and their dependents.
ARTICLE III – JURISDICTION
SECTION 1. The geographical limits of the Association shall be limited to the confines of the State of Illinois. The roll of this Association, as applied to individual VAC’s, shall be advisory in nature.
0 to 40,000 $ 75.00
40,001 to 100,000 $150.00
100,001 to 200,000 $225.00
over 200,001 $300.00
This active membership fee shall be paid in full by the first date of the fiscal year of this Association. Any Commission delinquent shall not be in good standing and their delegation ineligible to vote.
ARTICLES V – OFFICERS
SECTION 1. Officers of this Association shall consist of the President, Vice-President, Four (4) Divisional Vice-Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer, Judge Advocate, Sgt.-at Arms and Chaplain.
ARTICLE VI - BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SECTION 1. The Board of Directors (BOARD) shall consist of the elected Officers of the Association and all past Presidents of the Association.
ARTICLE VII – MEETINGS
SECTION 1. This Association shall meet regularly in Winter, Spring, and Fall. The Annual meeting shall be held in Winter with the fiscal year being January 1st through December 31st. Meetings shall be held at a time and place as prescribed by the President or Board of Directors by written notice to be sent at least thirty (30) days prior to such meeting to conduct the business of the Association.
ARTICLE VIII – COMMITTEES
SECTION 1. The President shall appoint an auditing committee in the month of September for the purpose of conducting an annual audit of all books, records, and items of concern to the Association. They shall report their findings at the annual meeting in January and a copy of said financial report shall be attached to the minutes of the annual meeting.
ARTICLE IX – AMENDMENTS
SECTION 1. These By-Laws may be amended at any regular meeting by a vote of two- thirds (2/3) of all members present provided that the proposed amendment shall have been submitted in writing and read at the last preceding regular meeting, and provided further that written notice shall have been given to all members of Association at least five (5) days prior to such meeting when such amendment is to be acted upon. Notification shall state that at such meeting a proposal to amend the By-Laws is to be voted on.
SECTION 2. Any changes or amendments of the existing law, pertaining to the Bogardus Act (Military Veterans Assistance Act), which shall effect or conflict with any provision herein shall be deemed an amendment to these By-Laws.
ARTICLE X - LIMITATIONS
SECTION 1. No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to, its members, trustees, officers or other private persons except that the Corporation shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered.
ARTICLE XI - DISSOLUTION CLAUSE
LAST AMENDED & ENROLLED FEBRUARY 10, 2017