Rules and Bylaws

Rule VIII. Disbursements

The Board of Governors shall make necessary appropriations for disbursements from the funds in the treasury to pay all necessary expenses of the Bar, its officers, employees, and committees. It shall be the duty of the Board of Governors to cause proper books of account to be kept and to procure an annual audit thereof by a certified public accountant. At each annual meeting of the Bar the Board of Governors shall present a financial statement showing assets, liabilities, receipts, and disbursements of the Bar. A copy of such statement shall be filed promptly with the Clerk of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and published in an official publication of the Bar prior to the annual meeting. The copy of the financial statement filed with the Clerk of the Court shall be accompanied by a detailed statement reflecting all significant components of the Bar's total disbursements.