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Section 5. Any member becoming two months in arrears for dues shall be notified of the fact by the Secretary-Treasurer, and members, who are three months in arrears shall stand suspended from membership in this Union. A member so suspended may be reinstated by paying a reinstatement fee of [[strikethrough]] $1.00, [[/strikethrough]] together with the amount of dues owing. The terms of reinstatement may be changed in particular cases by a majority vote of the Executive Board. A suspended member shall not be privileged to admission into the meetings until reinstated.

Section 6. Any member in good standing, when separated from the [[strikethrough]] Federal service [[/strikethrough]] may receive an honorable withdrawal card.


Section 7. [[strikethrough]] Former employees of the Federal Government, retired under the provisions of the Act of Congress of May 22, 1920, or acts amendatory thereto, [[strikethrough]] Spouses of members are eligible to associate membership in this [[strikethrough]] Union [[/strikethrough]], upon payment of dues to the amount of [[strikethrough]] two dollars ($2.00) [[/strikethrough]] per year in advance, [[strikethrough]] one dollar [[strikethrough]] of which shall be paid to the [[strikethrough] N.F.F.E.[[/strikethrough]] N.F.D.F.A. in accordance with the provisions of the National Constitution.

Officers and their duties.

Section 1. The officers will consist of President, First, Second, Third, Fourth, [[strikethrough]] Fifth and Sixth [[strikethrough]] Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer, and Guardian, who will be elected annually at the regular meeting in November. Elections to fill vacancies may be held at any regular meeting called for such purpose. 

Section 2. The officers shall be elected by ballot through a majority vote of members present at the annual election of the [[strikethrough]] Union. [[strikethrough]] They shall serve one year or until their successors are elected and duly qualified. Upon separation from office they shall turn over to their successors, or other properly designated officials, all books, money, or other effect of the [[strikethrough]] Union [[strikethrough]] in their possession. 

Section 3. The President shall preside at all meetings of the [[strikethrough]] Union [[strikethrough]and of the Executive Board and shall perform such other duties as properly pertain to his office. 

Section 4. In the absence of the President, the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, or Sixth Vice President shall preside in the order named. 

Section 5. The Secretary-Treasurer shall keep a record of all proceedings of the [[strikethrough]] Union [[strikethrough]]and the Executive Board. He shall receive and report to the [[strikethrough]] Union [[strikethrough]] all applications for membership, have charge of the charter and seal, and be Secretary of the Executive Board. He shall receive and keep a record of all monies paid to the [[Strikethrough]] Union.[[strikethrough]] He shall keep the membership records of the [[strikethrough]] Union [[strikethrough]]and notify members of arrearages as provided in Article III Section 5.  He shall render [[strikethrough]] monthly [[strikethrough]]remittance reports to the National Office immediately after the close of [[strikethrough]]each [[strikethrough]] month. He shall conduct and keep a record of the correspondence of the [[strikethrough]] Union. [[strikethrough]] He shall deposit all funds to the credit of the [[strikethrough]] Union [[strikethrough]] in such bank or trust company as may be designated by the Executive Board. He shall disburse the funds of the [[strikethrough]]Union [[strikethrough]] by check. He shall give bond in the sum of [[strikethrough]] $1,000.00 (covered by National).

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