RESOLUTION OF THE PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE BYLAWS OF THE PUBLIC INTEREST SECTION

WHEREAS, the Philadelphia Bar Association has a Public Interest Section, the purpose of which is to promote the interests of members who address the legal needs and rights of the poor, minorities, victims of abuse, persons with disabilities, the homeless and other disadvantaged populations, and to provide a forum for legal professionals to work together on issues of mutual concern that affect the public interest, to provide continuing legal education to its members, and to educate and involve the entire bar in issues affecting the public interest;

WHEREAS, the Public Interest Section is governed by bylaws, which have been approved by the Board of Governors;

WHEREAS, the Public Interest Section has determined that amendments to its bylaws are necessary to improve the organization, governance and conduct of its business;

WHEREAS, the Public Interest Section Executive Committee has proposed and the Public Interest Section’s membership has approved certain amendments to the bylaws involving the appointment and duties of officers, list of Section committees, attendance at Executive Committee meetings, notice of Section meetings and elections and timing of the Section’s Annual Meeting;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Governors approves the amendments of the Public Interest Section bylaws, in the form attached hereto.

PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF GOVERNORS
ADOPTED: February 15, 2018