Rules & Regulations

Bylaws

Our Chapter Bylaws are our operating manual, plus we also abide by National and State Bylaws also..

They define:

  • Size of the board and how it will function
  • Roles and duties of directors and officers
  • Rules and procedures for holding meetings, electing directors, and appointing officers
  • Conflict of interest policies and procedures
  • Other essential matters

Articles of Incorporation

The articles of incorporation outline the governance of a corporation along with the Corporate Bylaws and the corporate statutes in the state where articles of incorporation are filed.



Conservation Easement


When we purchase our second property, the state of Maryland Environment help us with a no interest loan but we had to put the property into the Maryland Environment Trust Program with a Conservation Easement on it.


RANGE SAFETY OFFICER REQUIREMENTS

In order to use the range un-supervised you must become a NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO).  The RSO is required to take and pass the NRA Range Safety Officer course and review Frederick Chapter range rules. The Chapter offers this course through out the year.  Each participant will be required to purchase NRA training materials. Range Safety Officers are required to keep their certification current with the NRA by re-certified annually.

RANGE RULES

The Board of Directors has established the following rules in an effort to give members and their guests a set of consistent standards and procedures by which to govern their conduct while utilizing the range. The primary focus of these rules is of course, safety!

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EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

In the event of an emergency please familiarize and use the following procedures and protocol.  This information is also posted at the Chapter House. 
Safety Officers are required to keep their certification current with the NRA by re-certified annually.


HUNTING PROCEDURES on CHAPTER PROPERTY 

The Board of Directors has established the following hunting rules and guidelines in an effort to give members  a set of consistent standards and procedures by which to govern their conduct while hunting on the property.  The primary focus of these rules is of course, safety!   

The members required to read an understand the rules and signed last page of the procedures and waiver of liability that you understand the rules. Place this sign page in the file cabinet.

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