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2018 Constitution/Local Rules

ASHLAND LITTLE LEAGUE, INC.

346-05-12

AMENDED AND RESTATED

CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS

 

ARTICLE I-NAME

 

This organization shall be known as the Ashland Little League, Inc., a Virginia Corporation, hereinafter referred to as “Local League.”

 

ARTICLE II-OBJECTIVE

 

Section 1. The objective of the Local League shall be to implant firmly in the children of the community the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage, and respect for authority, so that they may be well adjusted, stronger and happier children and will grow to be good, decent, healthy and trustworthy citizens.

 

Section 2. To achieve this objective, the Local League will provide a supervised program under the Rules and Regulations of Little League Baseball, Incorporated (“Little League Baseball”) All Directors, Officers, and Members of the Local League shall bear in mind that the attainment of exceptional athletic skill or winning of games is secondary, and the molding of future citizens is of prime importance.  In accordance with Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, the Local League shall operate exclusively as a non-profit educational organization providing a supervised program of youth baseball and/or softball games.  No part of the net earnings shall inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual, no substantial part of the activities of which is carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and which does not participate in or intervene in any political campaign or behalf of any candidate for public office.

 

ARTICLE III – MEMBERSHIP

 

Section 1.  Eligibility. Any person sincerely interested in active participation to affect the objective of this Local League may apply to become a Member.

 

Section 2. Classes.  There shall be the following classes of Members:

(a)   Player Members. Any player candidate meeting the requirements of Little League and who resides within the authorized boundaries of the Local League shall be eligible for participation but shall have no rights, duties or obligations in the management or in the property of the Local League.

 

(b)  Regular Members. Any adult person actively interested in furthering the objectives of the Local League may become a Regular Member upon election or otherwise as hereinafter provided. The secretary shall maintain the roll of Regular Member to qualify voting members.  Only Regular Members in good standing are eligible to vote at General Memberships Meetings.  All Officers, Directors, Committee Members, managers, additional coaches, all volunteers including umpires and other elected or appointed officials must be active Regular Members in good standing.

 

(c)   Honorary Members. Any person may be elected as an Honorary Member by the unanimous vote of all Directors present at any duty held meeting of the Board of Directors by shall have no rights duties or obligations in the management or in the property of the Local League.

 

(d)  Sustaining Members. Any person not a Regular Member who makes financial or other contribution to the Local League may, by a majority vote of the Board of Directors, become a Sustaining Member, but such person shall have no rights, duties, or obligations in the management or in the property of the Local League.

 

(e)   As used hereinafter, the word “Member” shall mean a Regular Member unless otherwise stated.

 

Section 3. Other Affiliations.

 

(a)   Members, whether Regular or Player, shall not be required to be affiliated with another organization or group to qualify as members of the Local League.

 

(b)  Regular Members should not be actively engaged in the promotion and/or operation of any other baseball/softball program.

 

Section4. Suspension or Termination. Membership may be terminated by resignation or action of the Board of Directors as follows:

 

(a)   The Board of Directors, by a two-thirds vote of those present, at any duly constituted meeting, shall have the authority to discipline or suspend or terminate the membership of any Member of any class when the conduct of such person is considered detrimental to the best interests of the Local League and/or Little League Baseball.

 

The Member involved shall be notified of such meeting, informed of the general nature of the charges and given an opportunity to appear at the meeting to answer such charges.

 

(b)  The Board of Directors shall, in case of a Player Member, give noticed to the manager of the team of which the player is a member and the parents or guardian of the player.  Said manager shall appear, in the capacity of an adviser, with the player before the Board of Directors, which shall have full power to suspend or revoke such player’s right to further participation by a two-thirds majority of those present at any duly constituted meeting of the Board of Directors.

 

 

 

ARTICLE IV-DUES FOR REGUALR MEMBERS

 

Section 1. Duties for Regular Members may be fixed at such amounts, as the Board of Directors shall determine for a particular fiscal year. Dues for Regular Members, if any, are separate for registration fees for any Player Members, which are determined annually by the Board of Directors in accordance with Little League Regulation XIII(c).

 

Section 2. Regular Members who fail to pay their fixed dues within thirty (30) days of application to become a member may, by majority vote of the Board present at a Board meeting, be dropped from the rolls and shall forfeit all rights and privileges of membership.

 

ARTICLE V-MEETINGS

 

Section 1. General Membership Meetings.  The annual meeting of the Members of the Local League shall be held on the second Sunday in September at 7:30pm each year for the purpose of electing a Board of Directors and Members, receiving reports, reviewing the Constitution and for the transaction of such business as may properly come before the meeting.  After the Board of Directors is selected, the Directors shall meet to elect all Officers.

 

The Membership shall receive at the general membership meeting of the Members of the Local League a report verified by the President and Treasurer, or by a majority of the Directors, showing: (i) the condition of the Local League, to be presented by the President or his/her designate; (ii) a general summary of the funds received and expended by the Local League for the previous fiscal year, the amount of funds currently in possession of the Local League and the name of the financial institution in which such funds are maintained; (iii) the whole amount of real and personal property owned by it, where located, and where and how invested; (iv) for the year immediately preceding, the amount and nature of the property acquired, with the date of the report and the manner of the acquisition, the amount applied, appropriated or expended, and the purposes, objects or persons to or for which such applications, appropriations or expenditures have been made; and (v) the names of the persons who have been admitted to membership in the Local League during such , which report shall be filed with the records of the Local League and an abstract thereof entered in the minutes of the proceedings of the annual meeting.

 

A copy of such report shall be forwarded to Little League Baseball Headquarters.

 

Section 2.  Notice of Meeting. Notice of each meeting of the Members shall be mailed personally, electronically, by regular mail or otherwise to each Member at the last recorded address (which may include a facsimile or email address) at least seven (7) days in advance thereof setting forth the place, time, and purpose of the meeting; or, in lieu thereof, notice may be given in such form as may be authorized by the Members, from time to time, at a regularly convened meeting.

 

Section 3. Special Meeting. The Secretary or President may call by the Board of Directors or special meetings of the Members at their discretion. Upon the written request of ten (10) Members identifying the subject of the desired meetings, the President shall call a special meeting to consider the specific subject.  No business other than that specified in the notice of the meeting shall be transacted at any special meeting of the Members. Such special meeting shall take place no more than thirty days (30) after the President or Secretary, assuming all other requirements for the meeting are satisfied, receives the request.

 

Section 4. Quorum. The presence in person or by absentee ballot of twenty (20%) present of the Regular Members shall be necessary to constitute a quorum.  If a quorum is not present, no business shall be conducted.

 

Section 5. Voting.  Only Regular Members shall be entitled to make motions and vote at any meeting of the Local League.  Each Member shall be entitled to one vote in person or by absentee ballot.  For the purpose of accommodating a Regular Member in good standing who cannot attend the Annual Meeting, or any General Membership meeting at which new Directors will be elected, an absentee ballot may be requested and obtained from the Secretary of the League.  The absentee ballot shall be properly completed, signed and returned to the Secretary prior to the date of the election.  The Secretary shall present all absentee ballots on the date of the meeting, prior to the voting portion of the election process.

 

Section 6. Rules of Order.  Roberts Rules of Order shall govern the proceedings of all meetings, except where it conflicts with the Constitution or By-Laws of the Local League.

 

ARTICLE VI-BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Section 1. Board and Number.  The management of the property and affairs of the Local League shall be vested in the Board of Directors.  The number of Directors shall be not less than seven (7) or more than twenty-five (25). Membership on the Board of Directors shall be based on a rotating three-year cycle.  The full term of a Director is three (3) years.  For consistency and continuity, one-third (1/3) of the Director terms shall expire each year, subject to such Directors being re-elected.  No Director shall serve on the Board of Directors for more than three (3) consecutive terms.  The Directors shall, upon election, immediately enter upon the performance of their duties and shall continue in office until their successors shall have been duly elected and qualified.  Each officer must be confirmed each year in the three-year consecutive years.

 

Section 2. Annual Election and Term of Office. At each general membership meeting, the Members shall determine the number of Directors to be elected for the ensuing year and shall elect such number of Directors.  The number so fixed may, within the limits prescribed by the foregoing Section 1, number is increased, the additional Directors may be elected at the meeting at which the increase is voted, or at any subsequent meeting.  All elections of Directors shall be by majority vote of all Members present or represented by absentee ballot at the time of the meeting, provided a quorum is present.

 

Section 3. Vacancies. If any vacancy occurs in the Board of Directors, by death, resignation or otherwise, it may be filled by a majority vote of the remaining Directors at any regular meeting or at any special meeting called for that purpose.

 

Section 4. Meetings, Notice and Quorum.  Regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held immediately following the annual election and on such days thereafter as shall be determined by the Board.  The President or the Secretary may, whenever either of them deems it advisable, and the Secretary shall, at the request in writing of five (5) Directors, issue a call for a special meeting of the Board.  Notice of each meeting shall be given by the Secretary to each Director either by mail (which may include e-mail) at least three (3) days before the time appointed for the meeting to the last recorded address (e-mail address) of each Director, or by telephone, telegraphic or personal notice twenty-four (24) hours preceding the meeting.

 

In the case of special meetings, such notice shall include the purpose of the meeting, and no matters not stated may be acted upon at the meeting.

 

A majority of the elected members of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

 

Section 5. Duties and Powers. The Board of Directors shall have the power to appoint such standing committees, as it shall determine and to delegate such powers to them as the Board shall deem advisable and which it may properly delegate.

 

The Board may adopt such rules and regulations for the conduct of its meetings and the management of the Local League as it may deem proper, provided such rules and regulations do not conflict with this Constitution and Bylaws.

 

The Board shall have the power by a two-thirds vote of those present at any regular or special meeting to discipline, suspend or remove any Director or Officer or Committee Member of the Local League in accordance with the procedures set forth in Article III.

 

ARTICLE VII- COMMITTEES

 

Section 1. Executive Committee. The Board of Directors may appoint an Executive Committee consisting of not less than three (3) no more than seven (7) Directors, and which shall include the President, all Vice President(s), the Player Agent, the Coaching Coordinator, the Secretary, and the Treasurer.  The Executive Committee shall advise with and assist the officers in the all matters concerning the management and operation of the Local League and shall have such other powers as shall be delegated to it by the Board of Directors, but in no event shall the Executive Committee have authority over the Board of Directors.

 

Section 2. Operations Committee. The Board of Directors shall appoint an Operations Committee consisting of not less than five (5) Directors which shall include all Vice President(s), the Player Agent, the Safety Officer, all division commissioners, and the Chief Umpire.  The Operations Committee shall advise the Board of Directors with respect to the operation of all baseball and softball activities of the Local League, including, without limitation, the drafting and recommending to the Board of Directors of any local rules or ground rules for the Local League.  The Operations Committee shall have such other duties, responsibility and authority as determined by the Board of Directors, but in no event shall the Operations Committee have authority over the Board of Directors.

 

Section 3. Nominating Committee.  The Board of Directors may appoint a Nominating Committee consisting of not less than three (3) Directors and other appointed Regular Members.  The Nominating Committee shall investigate and consider eligible candidates and submit at the annual meeting a slate of candidates for the Board of Directors.  The Nominating Committee shall also submit for consideration by the Board of Directors a slate of Officers and other committee members.

 

Section 4. Membership Committee.  The Board of Directors may appoint a Membership Committee consisting of not less than three (3) Directors and other appointed Regular Members.  The Membership Committee shall receive the names of prospective Honorary, Sustaining, and Regular Members, investigate for eligibility and recommend those qualified for election at the annual or any special meeting of the Members or of the Board of Directors, as the case may be.

 

Section 5. Finance Committee.  The Board of Directors may appoint a Finance Committee consisting of not less than three (3) any more than seven (7) members, and shall include at least five (5) Directors, one of who shall be the Treasurer.  The Finance Committee shall investigate ways and means of financing the Local League including team sponsorships and submit recommendations to the Board of Directors.

 

Section 6.  Grounds Committee.  The Board of Directors may appoint a Grounds Committee.  The Grounds Committee shall be responsible for the care and maintenance of playing field(s), buildings, and grounds.  It shall operate within the amount appropriated in the approved budget for the purpose.  It shall be responsible for repair and improvement recommendations, other than normal maintenance, and supervise the performance of approved projects.

 

Section 7. Playing Equipment Committee.  The Board of Directors may appoint a Playing Equipment Committee, which shall secure bids on needed supplies and equipment and make recommendations for their purchase to the Board.  The Playing Equipment Committee shall be responsible for the proper issuance of such supplies and equipment and for the repair, cleaning, and storage thereof at the close of the season.

 

Section 8. Coaches Committee.  The Board of Directors may appoint a Coaches Committee consisting of not less than three (3) Directors.  The Coaches Committee shall investigate prospective managers and coaches and recommend acceptable candidates to the President, for approval by the Board of Directors.  It shall, during the playing season, observe the conduct of the managers and coaches and report it’s finding to the President and the Local League.  It shall, at the request of the President or Board of Directors, investigate complaints concerning managers and coaches and make a report thereof to the President or Board of Directors as the case by is.

 

Section 9.  Umpire Committee.  The Board of Directors may appoint an Umpire Committee.  The Local League President shall be the chairman of any such committee.  The Umpire Committee shall recruit, interview, and recommend to the Board for appointment a staff of umpires, including a chief umpire and replacements.  When appoint, the staff of umpires shall be under personal direction and responsibility of the Chief Umpire, who shall train, observe and schedule staff.

 

Section 10. District Committee.  The Board of Directors may appoint a District Committee consisting of the Local League President as chairman and at least two (2) other Directors.  The District Committee shall assist the Operations Committee with the selection of all all-stars teams of the Local League.  If requested, the District Committee shall also assist the District Administrator in interleague district functions, including the selection of members of the District Administrator’s Advisory Committee and the selection of tournament sites and area tournament directors.

 

Section 11. Auxiliary Committee.  The Board of Directors may appoint an Auxiliary Committee consisting of the Local League Treasurer and at least two (2) other Directors.  The Auxiliary Committee shall coordinate the activities of the Auxiliary.  It shall review and evaluate auxiliary projects for raising money and disposition of profits, and make recommendations to the Board.  The Board of Directors shall approve in advance all projects and actions of the Auxiliary.

 

Section 12. Auditing Committee.  The Board of Directors may appoint an Auditing Committee consisting of at least three (3) Directors.  The President, Treasurer or signatories of checks are not eligible.  The Auditing Committee will review the Local League’s books and records annually prior to the general membership meeting and attach a statement of their findings to the annual financial statement of the President and Treasurer; or may, if directed by the Board of Directors, secure the services of a Certified Public Accountant to accomplish such review. 

 

 

 

ARTICLE VIII-OFFICERS, DUTITES AND POWERS

 

Section 1. Election. Immediately following the general membership meeting, the Directors present, provided there be a quorum, shall meet for the purpose of electing Officers and appointing committees for the ensuing year. 

 

Note:  All Officers must be reelected annually, even those Officers still within their two (2) year term.

 

Section 2.  Officers.  The Officers of the Local Little League shall consist of at least a President, one or more Vice-Presidents, a Secretary, a Treasurer, a Player Agent or Agents, Safety Officer and a Coaching Coordinator, all of whom shall hold office for the ensuing year or until their successors are duly elected. 

The Board of Directors may appoint such other officers or agents as it may deem necessary or desirable, and may prescribe the powers and duties of each and may fill any vacancy which may occur in any office.  Appointed officers or agents shall have no vote on actions taken by the Board of Directors unless such individuals have been elected to the Board of Directors by the membership or have been elected to fill a vacancy on the Board.

 

Section 3.  President.  The President shall:

a.      Conduct the affairs of the Local League and execute the policies established by the Board of Directors.

b.     Present a report of the condition of the Local League at the general membership meeting.

c.     Communicate to the Board of Directors such matters as deemed appropriate, and make such suggestions as may tend to promote the welfare of the Local League.

d.     Be responsible for the conduct of the Local League in strict conformity to the policies, principles, Rules and Regulations of Little League Baseball, as agreed to under the conditions of charter issued the Local League by that organization.

e.     Designate in writing, other officers if necessary, to have power to make and execute for and in the name of the Local League such contracts and leases as may have received prior approval of the Board.

f.      Investigate complaints, irregularities and conditions detrimental to the Local League and report thereon to the Board or any executive committee as circumstances warrant.

g.     Prepare and submit an annual budget to the Board of Directors and be responsible for the proper execution thereof.

h.     With the assistance of the Player Agent, examine the application and support proof-of-age documents of every player candidate and certify to residence and age eligibility before the player may be accepted for tryouts and selection.

 

Section 4. Vice-President.  In case of the absence or disability of the President, and provided he is authorized by the President or Board so to act, a Vice-President shall perform the duties of the President and, when so acting, shall have all the powers of that office, and shall have such other duties as time to time may be assigned by the Board of Directors or by the President.

 

The Local League may appoint more than one (1) Vice President and if so, shall designate the primary responsibility of each such Vice President.

 

Section 5. Secretary.  The Secretary shall:

a.      Be responsible for recording the activities of the Local League and maintaining appropriate files, mailing lists and necessary records.

b.     Perform such duties as are herein specifically set forth, in addition to such other duties as are customarily incident to the office of the Secretary or as may be assigned by the Board of Directors.

c.     Maintain a list of all Regular, Sustaining, and Honorary Members, Directors and committee members and give notice of all meetings of the Local League, the Board of Directors and any committee.

d.     Keep the minutes of the meetings of the Members, the Board of Directors and any executive committee, and cause them to be recorded in a book kept for that purpose.

e.     Shall conduct all correspondence not otherwise specifically delegated in connection with said meetings and shall be responsible for carrying out all orders, votes, and resolutions not otherwise committed.

f.      Notify Members, Directors, Officers, and committee members of their election or appointment.

 

Section 6. Treasurer. The Treasurer shall:

a.     Perform such duties as are herein specifically set forth and such other duties as are customarily incident to the Officer of Treasurer or may be assigned by the Board of Directors.

b.     Received all monies and securities, and deposit it in a depository approved by the Board of Directors.

c.     Keep records for the receipt and disbursement of all monies and securities of the Local League, including the Auxiliary, approve all payments from allotted funds, and draw checks therefore.

d.     Prepare an annual budget, under the direction of the President, for submission to the Board of Directors at the general membership meeting.

e.     Prepare an annual financial report, under the direction of the President, for submission to the Board of Directors at the general membership meeting.

 

Section 7. Player Agent. The Player Agent shall:

a.      Record all player transactions and maintain an accurate and up-to-date record thereof.

b.     Receive and review applications for player candidates and assist the President or any appointed committee in checking residence and age eligibility.

c.     Conduct the player draft and all other player transaction or selection meetings.

d.     Prepare the Player Agent’s list.

e.     Prepare for the President’s signature, and submission to Little League Baseball Headquarters, team rosters, including players’ claimed and the tournament team eligibility affidavit.

f.      Notify Little League Baseball Headquarters of any subsequent player replacement or trades.

 

Section 8. Safety Officer. The Safety Officer shall:

a.     Be responsible to create awareness, through education and information, or the opportunities to provide a safer environment for children and all participants of Little League Baseball.

b.     Develop and implement a plan for increasing safety of activities, equipment and facilities through education, compliance and reporting.

 

Section 9. League Information Officer.  The League Information Officer (or public relations officer) shall:

a.      Manage the Local League’s official website and home page;

b.     Manage the online registration process, if any;

c.     Assign administrative rights to league volunteers and teams;

d.     Ensure that any league news is updated on a regular basis;

e.     Collect, post, and distribute materials information on activities of the Local League, including fundraising and sponsorship activities to Little League Baseball, district, public, league members and media; and

f.      Serve as primary contact person for Little League Baseball and any website server for the Local League regarding optimizing use of Internet for administration of the Local League and for distributing information to Members and to the Little League Baseball.

 

Section 10. Coaching Coordinator.  The Coaching Coordinator shall:

a.     Represent coaches/managers n the Local League;

b.     Present a coach/manager training budget to the Board of Directors;

c.     Gain the support and funds necessary to implement a league-wide training program;

d.     Order and distribute training materials to players, coaches, and managers;

e.     Coordinate mini-clinics as necessary;

f.      Serve as the contact person for Little League and its manager-coach education program for the Local League.

 

ARTICLE IX-MANAGERS, COACHES, AND UMPIRES

Section 1. Team managers and coaches shall be appointed annually by the President and be approved by the Board of Directors.  Managers shall be responsible for the selection of their teams and for their actions on the field.

 

Section 2.  Umpires shall be appointed annually by the President, with the approval of the Board of Directors, who shall be responsible for their assignments and for their actions on the field.

 

Section 3. While holding such office, the President may manage, coach or umpire provided he/she does not serve on the Protest Committee nor serve as a tournament manager or coach.  The Player Agent shall not manage, coach, or umpire.  The President should not umpire.  Vice-Presidents may manage, coach, or umpire provided they do not serve on the Protest Committee.

 

ARTICLE X- AFFILIATION

 

Section 1. Charter. The Local League shall annually apply for a charter from Little League Baseball, and shall do all things necessary to obtain and maintain such charter.  The Local League shall devote its entire energies to the activities authorized by such charter, and it shall not be affiliated with any other program or organization or operate any other program.

 

Section 2.  Rules and Regulations.  The Official Playing Rules and Regulations, as published by Little League Baseball, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, shall be binding on this Local League.

 

Section 3.  Local League Rules.  Any local rules for playing divisions of this Local League shall be adopted by the Board of Directors at a meeting to be held not less than one month previous to the first scheduled game of the season, but shall in no way conflict with the Rules and regulations of Little League Baseball or this Constitution and Bylaws.  The local rules and ground rules of all divisions of this Local League shall expire at the end of each fiscal year and shall not be considered a part of this Constitution and Bylaws.

 

ARTICLE XI- FINANCIAL AND ACCOUNTING

 

Section 1. The Board of Directors shall decide all matters pertaining to the finances of the Local League, and it shall place all income (including Auxiliary funds) in the common account for the Local League, directing the expenditure of same in such manner as will give no individual or team an advantage over those in competition with such individual or team.

 

Section2. The Board shall not permit the contribution of funds or property to individual teams but shall solicit it for the common account of the Local League, thereby to discourage favoritism among teams and to endeavor to equalize the benefits of the Local League.

 

Section 3.  The Board shall not permit the solicitation of funds in the name of Little League Baseball unless all of the funds so raised are placed in the Local League account.

 

Section 4.  The Board shall not permit the disbursement of Local League funds for other than the conduct of Little League activities in accordance with the rules and policies of Little League Baseball.  All disbursements shall be made by check.  All checks shall be signed by two league officials, the Local League Treasurer, President and such other officer or officers or person or persons as the Board of Directors may determine. At no time shall the bank have more than 3 authorized signatures on file.  Also, all parties named above must have their signature on file with local league banking institution.

 

Section 5.  No Director, Officer, or Member of the Local League shall receive, directly or indirectly, any salary, compensation or emolument from the Local League for services rendered as Director, Officer, or Member.

 

Section 6.  All monies received, including Auxiliary Funds, shall be deposited to the credit of the Local League with Union First-Market Bank (Board of Directors must vote on change).

 

Section 7. The fiscal year of the Local League shall be from October 1 through September 30.

 

Section 8.  Distribution of Property Upon Dissolution.  Upon dissolution of the Local League and after all outstanding debts and claims have been satisfied, the Members shall distribute the property of the Local League to such other organization or organizations maintaining an objective similar to that set forth herein, which are or may be entitled to exemption under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 or any future corresponding provision.

 

ARTICLE XII-DISCIPLINARY POLICY FOR UNACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR

 

The Local League expects all participants to exhibit acceptable behavior both on and off the field while on the property of any Local League park.  Fighting, punching, pushing, hitting, foul language and other acts of aggressive, harassing, intimidating or other unacceptable behavior will not be tolerated by the Local League.  Participants involved in situations of this type will be subject to disciplinary action as dictated by the Local League Board of Directors.  In serious cases, the Board of Directors reserves the right to set the punishment according to the seriousness of the offense.

 

Additionally, Managers, coaches, spectators and all other volunteers associated with the league will also by subject to this disciplinary policy for multiple game ejections.  Upon the second ejection, the manager/coach/spectator/volunteer will be suspended from further participation until the Operations Committee can meet to determine the punishment.  The Operations Committee ruling will be final.

 

Should an incident occur, please promptly contact a member of the Local League Board of Directors.

 

Disciplinary action will consist of the following:

1st offense…one game suspension

2nd offense…three game suspension

3rd offense…suspension for the balance of the season

 

For the period of the suspension the participation is not to take part in any team activities including practices, batting cages, or attend the game for which the suspension was issued.

 

It is the sincere hope of the Local League Board of Directors that no participants display the above listed unacceptable behavior, but should the situation arise this disciplinary policy will be enforced.

 

ALL participants involved in unacceptable behavior will be disciplined on an equal basis unless there is very clear evidence that only one participant was involved in a particular incident.

 

ARTICLE XIII-AMENDMENTS

 

The Constitution and By-Laws may be amended, repealed or altered in whole or in part by a majority vote at any duly organized meeting of the Members provided notice of the proposed change is included in the notice of such meeting.  The drafts of all proposed amendments need to be approved by all members then submitted to Little League Baseball for approval.

 

These amended and restated Constitution and Bylaws were approved by the Members on the date set forth below and shall be submitted to Little League Baseball.

 

Dated this ______________________

By: ____________________

Name: ________________

Title: ___________

League ID No: 3460512

 

 

 

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