36 U.S. Code § 70503 - Membership

(a) Members.— The members of the corporation are—
(1) the members of the National Council of the Federal Bar Association, a nonprofit corporation incorporated in the District of Columbia, during their term of membership on that Council; and
(2) other individuals the corporation provides for in the bylaws or otherwise.
(b) Voting.— Each member has one vote on each matter submitted to a vote of the members.
(c) Grounds for Disqualification.— An individual may not be a member, director, or officer of the corporation if the individual—
(1) is a member of, or advocates the principles of, an organization believing in, or working for, the overthrow of the United States Government by force or violence; or
(2) refuses to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States.

Source

(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1352.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
70503(a)
36:576(a).
Aug. 24, 1954, ch. 911, §§ 6, 16, 68 Stat. 798, 800.
70503(b)
36:576(b).
70503(c)
36:586.

In subsection (a), the words “the persons listed in section 571 of this title” and “hereafter” are omitted as obsolete.
In subsection (b), the words “has one vote” are substituted for “may cast one vote” for consistency in the revised title.

 

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