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The 11th Frame: Forced merger proposal again fails to pass at USBC convention

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, April 30, 2015 10:00 pm

Elected to the USBC Board on Thursday were, left to right: Jay Daryman, Steve O’Brien, and Karen Jost. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
Legislation forcing non-merged state and local associations to merge again failed to pass Thursday at the 2015 United States Bowling Congress convention and annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, USBC reported in this news release. The original proposal would have forced mergers by Aug. 1, 2016, but that was amended to Aug. 1, 2018 before the proposal was voted on. Because it is a bylaw change, the proposal needed the support of two-thirds of the delegates and failed by just a few votes with 483...

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