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Libertarian Party of Brevard County
As amended by Motion 2023-03 and 2023-04
Adopted at Business Meeting
February 20, 2023
Article 1: Meetings
Section 1: Regular Business Meeting
The Executive Committee shall call a monthly regular business meeting with the date, time, location, and information to participate electronically if authorized posted at minimum on the party’s public and functioning website at least fourteen (14) days in advance. The Secretary shall post all previously unapproved minutes and the draft agenda at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the regular business meeting.
Section 2: Special Business Meeting
The Executive Committee may call a special business meeting for a specific time-sensitive purpose with the date, time, location, information to participate electronically if authorized, and full agenda posted on the party’s public and functioning website at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance. No business inconsistent with the publicly stated purpose may be conducted during the special meeting.
Section 3: Public Transparency
All business meetings shall be fully open to the general public, except for and only except for any specific portion(s) covered by a vote to enter confidential executive session to discuss sensitive legal matters.
Section 4: Quorum
Quorum for all business meetings shall consist of a majority of Executive Committee members or one-third of the current voting members. Attendance at a regular business meeting that does not make quorum shall still count as attendance for the purpose of obtaining or maintaining voting membership status.
Section 5: One Vote Per Member
Unless otherwise prescribed by the constitution or these bylaws, all Executive Committee members and all voting members present at a business meeting shall be entitled to one (1) vote per person on all business conducted at that business meeting with the outcome of each item of business decided using the number of votes actually cast.
Section 6: Executive Committee Reports
Executive Committee members shall present a report of activities at each regular business meeting.
Section 7: Excused Absences
Members may be excused for being absent from a regular business meeting due to conducting party business elsewhere. Such absences may be excused by two-thirds of the voting members present and the motion to excuse must state the reason for excusal. Per state law, elected libertarian public officials shall be automatically excused if the absence is due to conducting mandatory public business related to that public office. Excused absences shall be counted as being in attendance for the purpose of obtaining or maintaining voting membership but not for quorum or deciding outcomes of votes.
Section 8: Motions State Financial Liability
Motions that authorize expenditure of funds shall include a statement of the maximum direct financial liability incurred if the motion were to pass. If the financial liability is unknown or unable to be calculated, then the motion shall include a statement that the financial liability is unknown and therefore unbounded.