Bill No. 45
Black Cultural Society Act (amended)
An Act to Amend Chapter 101 of the Acts of 1977, the Black Cultural Society Act
Honourable Keith Colwell
|First Reading||October 20, 2014|
|Second Reading Debates|
|Second Reading Passed||October 28, 2014|
|Private and Local Bills||November 4, 2014
|Committee of the Whole House||November 4, 2014|
|Third Reading Debates||November 6, 2014|
|Third Reading||November 6, 2014|
|Royal Assent||November 20, 2014|
|Commencement||This Act has effect on and after the day on which the annual meeting of the Black Cultural Society for the year 2014 is held. [Note: this meeting occurred on September 27, 2014].|
|2014 Statutes, Chapter 60||View|
(a) amends the composition of the Board of Directors;
(b) replaces one-year terms with three-year terms;
(c) provides for staggered terms by having two members serve for a one-year term and two serving for a two-year term initially;
(d) removes a clause which set up the Board’s first Executive Committee;
(e) reduces the current eligibility to serve six consecutive terms of office to two consecutive terms;
(f) reduces the 11 member quorum for the Board of Directors to seven; and
(g) allows for participation in meetings by electronic means.
Clause 2 revises the titles of the officers of the Society and provides that all will be elected from among the Board of Directors.
Clause 3 adds by-law making powers for the Board of Directors.
Clause 4 changes the word “mailed” to “delivered” and sets the quorum for meetings of the Society.
Clause 5 changes the time frame for the annual meeting from within two months of the Society’s fiscal year end to 120 days.
Clause 6 repeals a former amending Act which was never proclaimed in force.
Clause 7 provides for the transition to the terms contained in this Bill.