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CBL Amendments & Resolutions

One of the most unique and powerful privileges of AMVETS membership is participating in the policy-making process. During National Convention and National Executive Committee (NEC) Meetings the AMVETS agenda, legislative priorities, programs, and membership issues are determined. Constitution & Bylaw Amendments (CBL) that are passed by the body at National Convention amend or add to the National Constitution and Bylaws; Resolutions that are passed by the body at National Convention are part of AMVETS’ legislative agenda for two years.

Any member can propose a Resolution or a CBL Amendment with Department approval. Click here for a more detailed explanation.

Submit a Resolution or a CBL Amendment

2018-2019 DRAFT CBL Amendments & Resolutions:

Note: The following proposed CBL Amendments and Resolutions will be voted on at National Convention in Orlando in August 2018.

2018-2019 DRAFT CBL Amendments:

Draft CBL-01 – Amend Article II, Section I, AMVETS National Bylaws – Committees (Word)
Draft CBL-02 – National Officer Term Limit (Word)
Draft CBL-03 – Department Organization(Word)
Draft CBL-04 – Monies & Collections (Word)
Draft CBL-05 – Amend Nat’l Constitution/National Officers (Word)
Draft CBL-06 – Sexual Harrassment Policy (Word)
Draft CBL-07 – Amend Life Membership Fund Limits (Word)
Draft CBL-08 – National Third Vice Commander Job Description (Word)
Draft CBL-09 – Amend National Bylaws – NEC Travel Clarification (Word)
Draft CBL-10 – Amend National Bylaws – NEC Travel Clarification 2 (Word)
Draft CBL-11 – Amend National Constitution – NEC Committeemen Effective Date (Word)
Draft CBL-12 – Amend CBL Amendment & Resolution Submission Process (Word)
Draft CBL-13 – Amend National Constitution – Free Membership Veterans Day (Word)

2018-2019 DRAFT Resolutions:

Draft 19-01 Suicide Prevention Outreach (Word)
Draft 19-02 Veteran Mental Health (Word)
Draft 19-03 Claims & Appeals Processing (Word)
Draft 19-04 Vietnam Dust Off Crews (Word)
Draft 19-05 VA Accountability (Word)
Draft 19-06 Informed Consent (Word)
Draft 19-07 Republic of Taiwan (Word)
Draft 19-08 DPAA Support (Word)
Draft 19-09 Monitor & Fund Family Caregiver Program (Word)
Draft 19-10 Rural Veterans (Word)
Draft 19-11 VA-DoD Mental Health Care & Funding (Word)
Draft 19-12 Deported Veterans (Word)
Draft 19-13 Medicinal Cannabis (Word)
Draft 19-14 Lao/Hmong Combat Role in Vietnam (Word)
Draft 19-15 Diversity Day (Word)
Draft 19-16 New Presumptive Conditions Due to Vietnam Service (Word)
Draft 19-17 Oppose Tricare Increases (Word)

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