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Articles of Incorporation
ARTICLE VI: MEMBERS
[Effective dates of amendments: February 10, 1983; April 14, 1983; February 7, 1986; January 1, 1990; August 16, 1993; and April 1, 2013.]
Section 1: Membership Eligibility.
Persons eligible to become NFA Members shall include:
(a) any person registered or provisionally registered with the Commission;
(b) any Contract Market; and
(c) any person designated by Commission Rule as eligible for NFA membership.
Section 2: Membership Category.
Each Member which qualifies for membership status in one or more of the following categories-
(g) SDs; or
-shall be deemed to be a Member for the purposes of Articles VII, VIII, and X only in that single category to which its business activities primarily relate. Each Member shall have one vote on all matters on which the Member's category is entitled to vote.