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2016-17 Bylaws Amendments: Voting Results

Here are the results of the voting for 2016-17 Proposed Bylaws Amendments:

ISSUE 1: YOUTH CLUBS NAME CHANGE - Adopted as proposed

ISSUE 2: YOUTH CLUB AGE RULE - Adopted as proposed

ISSUE 3: CHARTER FEES FOR COLLEGE CLUBS - Adopted as proposed

ISSUE 4: QUALIFICATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL OFFICERS - Adopted as amended

ISSUE 5: PROCESSING FEES - Failed

ISSUE 6: DISTRICT SECRETARY-TREASURER TERM LIMITS - Adopted as proposed

ISSUE 7: EXCHANGE RATE AT $1.20 - Referred to the Audit & Finance Committee

ISSUE 8: EXCHANGE RATE AT PAR - Withdrawn

ISSUE 9: NEW CLUB BUILDING - Failed

ISSUE 10: TERRITORY OF NEW CLUBS - Failed