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.