Proposed Article XII




Amendments to these Bylaws must be adopted by the affirmative vote of at least two-thirds of the Members of the Academy who vote, either in person at an annual business meeting or on a voting ballot.   No amendment shall be submitted to Members for adoption unless it has first been reviewed by the Board, whose recommendation and a statement of the reason(s) thereof together with a copy of the text of the proposed amendment, will accompany the notice of the meeting, provided no less than sixty (60) days before the meeting where a vote is to be taken at a business meeting, or accompany the ballot if approval will be via voting ballot.