(in the order presented in the Constitution)
The Committee on Nominations
The Committee on Nominations is established in art. X of the CLSA Constitution, as last amended by action of the CLSA membership in 1997 (Proceedings 1997, pp. 419-420), with the following functions:
To submit to the active members, at least one month prior to the date of election, the names of nominees as provided for in Article IX of the Constitution; (and)
To formulate and recommend to the Board of Governors plans for maintaining and increasing the membership of the Society.
The Committee on Resolutions
The Committee on Resolutions is established in art. X of the CLSA Constitution, with the following functions:
To solicit, develop and draft proposed resolutions which will express the concerns of the Canon Law Society of America;
To consult with the membership at large and, in particular with the Board of Governors, the standing and ad hoc committees of the Society, and the organizers of the annual convention;
To formulate proposed resolutions on given points in response to requests of the members of the Society;
To compose differences in the formulation of similar proposals and to revise all proposals so that the meaning of each is clear; (and)
To encourage resolutions which authentically express in a positive way the activities and concerns of the Society.
The Committee on Resource and Asset Management
The Committee on Resource and Asset Management last amended by action of the CLSA membership in 2008. . It is the function of the Committee on Resource and Asset Management:
To develop a comprehensive budget for all the activities of the Society and report on the funding available for projects;
To submit the proposed budget for the coming fiscal year to the Board of Governors for approval at is spring meeting;
To conserve, invest and disburse the monies of the Scholarship Fund in accord with the criteria established by the Society; (and)
To advise the Treasurer on all matters pertaining to the Society’s investments.
The Committee on Professional Responsibility
The Committee on Professional Responsibility is established in art. X of the CLSA Constitution, as last amended by action of the CLSA membership in 1995 (Proceedings 1995, pp. 485-488) with the following functions:
To receive complaints of any party aggrieved with respect to provisions of the Code of Professional Responsibility originally adopted by the CLSA in October, 1983, and its can. 9d(i);
To make an initial finding that the complaint is not frivolous but is serious in character; (and)
By majority vote to refer the matter to the hearing officers.
To issue advisory opinions and decisions on the application of the Code of Professional Responsibility; (and)
To advise on all other questions concerning the professional responsibility of canonists (can. 9d(i) of the PR Code).