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BYLAWS Washington State Bar Association Note: This edition of the Bylaws of the Washington State Bar Association includes the comprehensive review of the Bylaws adopted by the Board of Governors on September 24, 2010, and all other amendments approved by the Board of Governors through October 3, 2017.

I.

FUNCTIONS ......................................................................................................................... 1 A.

PURPOSES: IN GENERAL ........................................................................................... 1

B.

SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES AUTHORIZED ....................................................................... 1

C.

ACTIVITIES NOT AUTHORIZED ................................................................................ 3

II. DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS .............................................................. 3 A.

HEADQUARTERS .......................................................................................................... 3

B.

SEAL ................................................................................................................................ 3

C.

FILING PAPERS WITH THE BAR ................................................................................ 3

D.

COMPUTATION OF TIME ............................................................................................ 3

E.

DEFINITIONS AND USE OF TERMS .......................................................................... 4

III. MEMBERSHIP ..................................................................................................................... 4 A.

MEMBER LICENSE TYPES .......................................................................................... 4

B.

STATUS CLASSIFICATIONS ....................................................................................... 5 1.

Active............................................................................................................................ 5

2.

Inactive ......................................................................................................................... 6

3.

Judicial [Effective January 1, 2012] ............................................................................ 7

4.

Emeritus Pro Bono........................................................................................................ 9

5.

Suspended ................................................................................................................... 10

C.

REGISTER OF MEMBERS .......................................................................................... 10

D.

CHANGE OF MEMBERSHIP STATUS TO ACTIVE ................................................ 11

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E.

CHANGE OF MEMBERSHIP STATUS TO INACTIVE ............................................ 16

F.

CHANGE OF MEMBERSHIP STATUS TO JUDICIAL ............................................. 17

G.

CHANGE OF MEMBERSHIP STATUS TO EMERITUS PRO BONO ..................... 17

H.

VOLUNTARY RESIGNATION ................................................................................... 17

I.

ANNUAL LICENSE FEES AND ASSESSMENTS .................................................... 17 1.

License Fees ............................................................................................................... 17

2.

Assessments ................................................................................................................ 19

3.