Proposed Council Bylaws Amendments

Click Proposed Bylaws Amendments and Rationale to find the suggested changes. 

Article XVI. Amendment of Bylaws

Section 1. Submission.  These bylaws may be amended at any meeting of the delegates, provided quorum is present, by two-thirds vote of the delegates present and voting.  Notice of each proposed amendment shall be provided to the membership through regular publicity channels thirty days prior to the meeting at which the amendment is voted upon or at the previous delegate meeting.  The amendment shall be subject to the approval of Texas PTA. 

Section 2. Approval.  After adoption at a meeting of the delegates, the bylaws (and standing rules, if applicable) shall be submitted for approval to Texas PTA according to the policies and procedures of Texas PTA.  

Amended bylaws or standing rules shall go in effect when an approved copy is returned by the Texas PTA. 

Section 3. Review.  This Council PTA shall submit a set of bylaws (and standing rules, if applicable) to the Texas PTA for review every three years. 

Section 4. Adoption.  The adoption of an amendment to any provision of the bylaws by the Texas PTA shall serve automatically and without the requirement of further action by the Council PTA to amend its corresponding bylaws. 


Back to News