[maemo-community] [HFB] Some thoughts concerning "rules of engagement" that fall outside of the Bylaws document...

From: Lucas Maneos maemo at subs.maneos.org
Date: Tue Oct 23 03:34:29 EEST 2012
On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 06:37:09PM -0400, robert bauer wrote:
> It's a PA requirement for all nonprofit corporations.

Found the relevant act, I think [1]:

	> § 1708.  Use of conference telephone or other electronic
	> technology.
	> (a)  Incorporators and directors. -- Except as otherwise
	> provided in the bylaws, one or more persons may participate in
	> a meeting of the incorporators or the board of directors of a
	> business corporation by means of conference telephone or other
	> electronic technology by means of which all persons
	> participating in the meeting can hear each other.

IANAL, but doesn't "Except as otherwise provided in the bylaws" allow
for alternatives to be defined?  A quick search turns up several PA
NPs that seem to have done exactly that (some examples: [2][3][4][5][6]).


[1] http://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/LI/LI/CT/HTM/15/15.HTM
[2] http://www.hla-pa.org/StateOffice/StateOfficePolicies/index.htm
[3] http://www.wplug.org/wiki/ByLaws
[4] http://pa.us.wikimedia.org/wiki/Bylaws
[5] http://ofcn.org/libraries/bylaws/Lehigh.Valley.txt
[6] http://www.kli.org/kli/KLI.Bylaws.html

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