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CHAPTER BY-LAWS

Article X: Ratification

Section 1: Submission to Membership
These bylaws shall be submitted, in writing, to the membership of the Alpha Zeta Petitioning Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega at least two weeks prior to the time when the ratification vote is to be taken. At the same time, an announcement of the date, time, and location of the ratification meeting shall be made, in writing, to the active membership.
Section 2: Ratification Procedure
These bylaws shall be ratified by an affirmative vote of at least two-thirds of the active members present at the Ratification Meeting, provided that this majority constitutes at least half of the total active membership of the Alpha Zeta Petitioning Chapter. The ratification vote shall be taken by roll-call.
Section 3: Effects
Upon ratification, these bylaws shall replace the interim constitution of the Alpha Zeta Petitioning Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega. They shall become the bylaws of the Alpha Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega at the moment the Chapter attains active status.

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