Sons of Union Veterans of The Civil War

Office of the Commander-in-Chief

Charles E. Kuhn Jr., PDC

464 Lake Meade Dr .

East Berlin , PA 17316

Charlie_kuhn@comcast.net

 

General Order #24

Series 2007 – 2008

22 June 2008

Brothers,

  1. Pursuant to Article IX of the National Constitution of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, resolutions proposing amending the Constitution of the Order have been submitted in writing by the Pennsylvania Department on 22 June, 2008 . The resolutions propose the following changes;

 

POWER OF THE CINC TO DELAY AN ACTION

OF A NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT

ARTICLE V

Organization

Section 2

  1. The supreme power and authority …

  2. If the Commander-in-Chief is of the opinion that an action of a National Encampment is in violation of or in conflict with our Congressional Charter, and/or the Constitution, and/or National Regulations, and or United States law, he may propose such General Order(s) to delay implementation of such action or suspend such action if previously implemented, until such time as the violation or conflict can be corrected. A majority vote of the Council of Administration is required to support the proposed General Order(s) authorizing the Commander-in-Chief to proceed, the Commander-in-Chief abstaining from participating in such vote and the Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief may only vote to break a tie. Such presentation and vote may be taken by electronic means of communication.

 

 

  1. Action shall be taken at the next Encampment of the National Order of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War upon this resolution. Activation of said changes shall be subject to the ratification of the same by a simple majority of all Departments but not prior to the final Department Encampment of that year.

 

So ordered this 22nd day of June, 2008;

Charles E. Kuhn, Jr.
Commander in Chief
National Order, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

 

Attest:

Donald Palmer
Secretary
National Order, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War


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