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1. DATA Life Members, (Praja, Raja, Maharaja) & Eligibility

1. Must be of Telangana Origin and must work in the best interest of association.
2. Members can become core or/ any appointed committee member.
3. Term of membership is Life.
4. Praja membership fee for Single $50, Family- $100 & Student $25.
a. Family Membership:
i. Is defined as Husband, Wife and their children of 17 Years or less.
ii. Children of Family Members are encouraged to become either Students or Individual members as they turn 18 years of age.
b. Single Membership:
i. Is defined as membership by an unmarried individual.
c. Student Membership:
i. Is defined as membership by a student 18 years or more in age, in DFW Metropolis area with a valid student identification card as one individual.
5. Raja membership fee for Family - $1000
6. Maharaja membership fee for Family - $3000

2. TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP

The DATA Core Team, by affirmative vote of fifty-one percent (51.00%) of the DATA Core Team, may suspend or expel a member for cause after an appropriate hearing.

3. RESIGNATION

Any member may resign by filing a written resignation with the Executive Team.

4. REINSTATEMENT

Upon written request signed by a former member and filed with the Secretary, the DATA Core Team may, by the affirmative vote of fifty-one percent (51.00%) of the DATA Core Team, reinstate such former member to membership upon such terms as the DATA Core Team may deem appropriate.

5. TRANSFER OF MEMBERSHIP

DATA Membership is not transferable or assignable and membership dues are not refundable.

6. PLACE OF MEETING

The DATA Core Team may designate any place, either within or without the State of Texas, as the place of meeting for any annual meeting or for any special meeting called by the DATA Core Team. If no designation is made or if a special meeting be otherwise called, the place of meeting shall be the registered office of the Association in the State of Texas, but if all of the members shall meet at any time and place either within or without the State of Texas and consent to the holding of a meeting, such meeting shall be valid without call or notice, and any corporate action may be taken at such meeting.

7. ANNUAL MEETING

The annual meeting of members shall be held on the date and time set by the DATA Core Team.

Failure to hold the annual meeting at the designated time shall not work dissolution of the Association. In the event the DATA Core Team fails to call the annual meeting at the designated time, any member may make demand that such meeting be held within a reasonable time, such demand to be made in writing by registered mail directed to any officer of the Association. If the annual meeting of members is not called within sixty (60) days following such demand, any member may compel the holding of such annual meeting by legal action directed against the DATA Core Team, and all of the extraordinary writs of common law and of courts of equity shall be available to such member to compel the holding of such annual meeting.

8. NOTICE OF MEMBERS' MEETING

Written or printed notice stating the place, day, and hour of the meeting and, in case of a special meeting, the purpose or purposes for which the meeting is called, shall be given not less than ten (10) nor more than sixty (60) days before the date of the meeting, either personally, by facsimile transmission, or by mail, by or at the direction of the Executive Team Chair, or the Secretary, or the officers or persons calling the meeting, to each member entitled to vote at such meeting. If mailed, such notice shall be deemed to be given when deposited in the United States mail addressed to the member at the member's address as it appears on the records of the Association, with postage thereon paid. If transmitted by facsimile, notice is deemed to be given on successful transmission of the facsimile.

9. SPECIAL MEMBERS' MEETINGS

Special meetings of the members may be called by the Chair, the DATA Core Team, by members having not less than one-tenth of the votes entitled to be cast at such meeting.

Only business within the purpose or purposes described in the notice or executed waiver of notice may be conducted at a special meeting of the members.

Any person or persons entitled hereunder to call a special meeting of members may do so only by written request sent by certified mail or delivered in person to the Executive Team (ET) Chair. The officer receiving the written request shall within ten (10) days from the date of its receipt cause notice of the meeting to be given in the manner provided by these Bylaws to all members entitled to vote at the meeting. If the officer does not give notice of the meeting within ten (10) days after the date of receipt of the written request, the person or persons calling the meeting may fix the time of meeting and give the notice in the manner provided in these Bylaws. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed as limiting, fixing, or affecting the time or date when a meeting of members called by action of the DATA Core Team may be held.