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RESULTS OF 2018 USBC ANNUAL MEETING LEGISLATIVE SESSION
USBC National Bylaws (two-thirds vote needed) – 2 changes were accepted as follows:
Amendment No. B 1: USBC National Bylaws - Article IV, Board of Directors - Section C, Terms -
Article V, Officers – Section B. Election or Employment – Section C
Changes the President and Vice President to two-year terms, limit two terms. A President elected in his/her ninth year will be allowed to remain on the board with 10 year maximum. (Note: motion to amend proposal from one term to two terms was accepted)
Amendment No. B 3: USBC Merged State Bylaws - Article V, Board of Directors – Management -
Section A, Board Composition, Authority and Duties
Allows states to have up to two “at-large directors”
Tournament Rules (majority vote needed) - 4 changes were accepted as follows:
Amendment No. TR 1: Rule 303 – Management, New Rule
Requires all tournament Managers to be members of USBC
Amendment No. TR 2: Rule 319a – Conditions that apply
Removes requirement for tournament managers to utilize printed average books
Amendment No. TR 3: Rule 325 – Team Bowling Alone
Allows a tournament to have a rule to allow teams bowling alone to set their own pace
League Rules (majority vote needed) - 0 changes were accepted as follows:
NO league rule changes were accepted
The 2019 USBC CONVENTION will be held on April 29-May 2 at The Oleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.