Constitution & Bylaws

Bylaws of Northern Illinois University


ARTICLE 22:
AMENDMENT OF BYLAWS

Amendment of bylaws shall be accomplished as follows:

22.1 Written notice of a proposed amendment may be presented at any regular meeting of the University Council, but no action shall be taken on a proposed amendment until at least the next regular meeting of the University Council. The waiting period may be waived by a vote of three-fourths of the members voting.

22.2 A vote on an amendment to the bylaws requires the presence of 60 percent plus one of the total voting membership of University Council. To become effective, an amendment must be approved by the greater of: a) a majority of the total voting membership of University Council; or b) two-thirds of the voting members in attendance.

Article 22.2 amendment approved by University Council 03/02/2016.

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