ABA Notices - December-January 2020-2021

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ABA Notices For more official ABA notices, visit ABAJournal.com in January.

2021 REGULAR STATE DELEGATE ELECTION

Pursuant to Section 6.3(a) of the ABA’s constitution, 17 states will elect state delegates for three-year terms beginning at the adjournment of the 2021 annual meeting. The deadline for nomination petitions is Dec. 8. Go to ambar.org/2021-statedel to find the states conducting elections as well as rules and procedures.

2021 BOARD OF GOVERNORS ELECTION

The secretary hereby gives notice that at the 2021 midyear meeting, the nominating committee will announce nominations for district and at-large positions on the ABA Board of Governors for three-year terms beginning at the conclusion of the 2021 annual meeting. The deadline for nomination petitions is Jan. 12. To find a list of all of the district and at-large positions conducting elections as well as all of the election rules and procedures, please visit ambar.org/2021-BOGdel.

AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS

The constitution and bylaws of the American Bar Association may be amended only at the ABA Annual Meeting upon action of the House of Delegates. The next annual meeting of the House of Delegates will be Aug. 9-10 in Toronto. Proposals to amend either the constitution or bylaws may be submitted by any ABA member. It is preferable that proposals be submitted in the form of a memorandum that details the purpose and effect of the proposal. To be considered at the 2021 annual meeting, a proposed amendment must be received by the policy and planning division at the American Bar Association on or before March 5. Go to ambar.org/cbamendments for the full text of this notice.

—Pauline A. Weaver, ABA Secretary

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