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[Effective dates of amendments: April 11, 1983; January 1, 1990; August 16, 1993; October 15, 2001 and August 1, 2016.]

No Bylaw may be adopted, amended or repealed by the Board except as specified in a notice sent to each Director either in writing or by electronic transmission at least two weeks prior to the meeting at which the Board considers the same: Provided, however, that such prior notice is not required in an emergency as defined by Bylaw 507, or where a two-thirds majority of all Directors present and voting approves.

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