Astronomical League Bylaws and Standing Resolutions
Article VI. National Conventions
Each year a national convention shall be held at a time
and place designated by the votes of delegates attending
the national convention(s) of the prior year(s), or by
the Council during times when in session, or the majority
vote of the Executive Committee.
The national convention shall be hosted and conducted
by one or more League committees or groups, such as member
societies. The host group will include, or the President
will appoint, several individuals with experience in the
affairs of national conventions to advise and assist in
the organization and planning of the convention. The League
may share profits from the convention with a host society
or groups in a proportion approved by the Council, but
not less than fifteen (15) percent. Losses will be shared
on the same basis.
The registration fees for the national conventions may
be tentatively set by the host society and shall be approved
each year by the Council or the Executive Committee. The
registration fee will be distributed as outlined in Standing
Resolution 2 (Convention Agreement), Item 6.
Provision will be made at the national convention for
the Council and Business Meeting of the League, outlined
in Article VIII and Standing Resolution 2, Item 1.
The Executive Committee may approve the participation
in the Convention of other organizations.
The Council will serve as the final authority in resolving
questions concerning League policies with respect to national
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