Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War


JOB DESCRIPTION FOR
NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON CONSTITUTION AND REGULATIONS

Purpose

The purpose of the National Committee on Constitution and Regulations of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is to advise the Commander-in-Chief and the National Encampment on matters relating to the Order's Constitution or Regulations.

Activities

The activities of the National Committee on Constitution and Regulations should include the responsibilities listed below.
  1. Review annually the Constitution of the Order and bring to the attention of the Commander-in-Chief and the National Encampment areas needing attention due to wording inconsistencies within the document or conflicts with wording within the Order's Regulations or current practices of the Order.


  2. Review annually the Regulations of the Order and prepare and submit to the Commander-in-Chief and National Encampment proposed amendments to mediate or correct noted deficiencies and/or conflicts.


  3. Review and report to the National Encampment on all proposed amendments to the Order's Constitution or Regulations brought before the National Encampment.


  4. Prepare and submit to the Editor of The BANNER for publication immediately following the National Encampment a summary of all changes to the Order's Regulations which were passed at the National Encampment.


  5. Prepare and submit to the Editor of The BANNER for publication immediately following the National Encampment the exact wording of all changes to the Order's Constitution which were passed by the National Encampment and now need ratification by the Departments.


  6. Prepare and submit to the National Secretary a listing of all changes to the Order's Constitution and Regulations that were passed at the National Encampment.


  7. Perform other related responsibilities as assigned by the National Encampment or the Commander-in-Chief.


  8. Prepare and submit an annual written report to the Commander-in-Chief and the National Encampment on the activities of the committee.

Last Updated 1994


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