Rules and Bylaws

Rule XV. Amendment

Section 1. Amendment of Rules
Proposals for amendment of these Rules may be presented to the Court by (a) petition of the Board of Governors; or (b) petition of the assembly in respect of changes approved by referendum as provided in Rule VII. Hearing upon such a petition will be pursuant to notice in such manner as the Court may direct.

Section 2. Amendment of By-laws
The provisions of the By-laws of the District of Columbia Bar shall be subject to amendment or abrogation by (a) resolution adopted by a majority vote of the Board of Governors at a meeting with at least two-thirds of the Board members in attendance.