Board Meetings > virtual-meetings > Local Laws

Do I need to check local laws?

Yes. In most cases states have updated statutes to allow for virtual meetings and voting but exact language can vary by state.

You can check your state law by checking with the attorney general of your state or through BoardEffect’s study on nonprofit state laws.

You should also check your bylaws to see if virtual meetings are allowed. If your bylaws do not allow them or do not mention them, you will need to amend your bylaws or suspend your bylaws clause on meetings during this crisis.

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