Proposed Amendment 2019-CA-7

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A proposed change to the Department Constitution and Bylaws, Article VI Committees, Section 1 which now reads:

The following permanent Department Standing Committees and Subcommittees are hereby authorized:

Americanism and Community Service

                              Subcommittee:  Law & Order

                              Subcommittee:  Scouting

               American Legion Baseball

               American Legion Boys’ State     

               Children and Youth

               Education and Scholarship

               Finance/Personnel

               Internal Affairs

Subcommittee:  Constitution and By-Laws

               Legislative

               Media & Communications

Membership

               National Security and Foreign Relations

                              Subcommittee:  Blood, Eye and Vital Organ Bank

                              Subcommittee:  POW/MIA

               Permanent Time and Place/Resolution Assignment        

Post Development

               Reconnect

               Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation

                              Subcommittee: V.A.V.S./V.H.V.S.

               Veterans Employment & Education

 

To be amended by:

Adding the Permanent Subcommittee to Reconnect: Homeless Veterans

So that when amended, Article VI, Section 1, shall read:

Section 1: The following permanent Department Standing Committees and Subcommittees are hereby authorized:

Americanism and Community Service

                              Subcommittee:  Law & Order

                              Subcommittee:  Scouting

               American Legion Baseball

               American Legion Boys’ State     

               Children and Youth

               Education and Scholarship

               Finance/Personnel

               Internal Affairs

Subcommittee:  Constitution and By-Laws

               Legislative

               Media & Communications

Membership

               National Security and Foreign Relations

                              Subcommittee:  Blood, Eye and Vital Organ Bank

                              Subcommittee:  POW/MIA

               Permanent Time and Place/Resolution Assignment

               Post Development

               Reconnect

                              Subcommittee:  Homeless Veterans                       

               Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation

                              Subcommittee: V.A.V.S./V.H.V.S.

               Veterans Employment & Education

This Ad-Hoc Subcommittee has become and continues to be a vital and functional part of The Department of Michigan American Legion.  It has also become a staple in the Community in the Support of our Homeless Veterans.  This Committees’ close Support of the Reconnect Committee and Likewise from Reconnect to The Homeless Veterans Task force makes the Reconnect Committee the right choice as the Supported Committee to ensure its growth and continued support of the Vital Mission of ensuring that no Veteran is without a home.

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