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Bylaws Requirements for UC San Diego Support Groups

  1. The Chancellor (or designee) and the head of the sponsoring department(s) shall be ex-officio voting members of the organization's board and any committee empowered to act on behalf of the governing body.
  2. In compliance with the policy of the University of California, the (name of the organization) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services (including membership, application for membership, performance of service, application for service, or obligation for service in the uniformed services). The university also prohibits harassment based on these protected categories, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. The nondiscrimination policy covers admission, access, membership selection, activitites, and policies and practices of the organization.
  3. Any financial commitments or disbursement expenditures of $1,000 or over must bear the signatures of two (2) persons designated by the governing board.
  4. The Treasurer, the University Auditor and/or campus Internal Audit shall be authorized to receive, from any financial institution with which the organization maintains accounts, any information, records, or photocopies of transactions relating to the accounts as the University may at any time request from the financial institution.
  5. If the (name of organization) should ever dissolve, any remaining assets held in its name shall be transferred within three (3) months to The Regents of the University of California or the UC San Diego Foundation.
  6. In compliance with the University's Conflict of Interest Code, trustees, directors, officers, staff members and volunteers of (name of the organization) shall disqualify themselves from making, participating in making, or in any way attempting to use their official positions to influence a decision in which they have or would have a financial interest. Business transactions involving (name of the organization)) and the personal or business affairs of any trustee, director, officer, staff member or volunteer shall be approved in advance by formal action of the (name of governing body).