Rule 14-210. General.

(a) Litigation. No member, committee, or section of the Bar shall represent the Bar unless authorized to do so by the Board, or in case of emergency, by the Executive Committee as provided in Rule 14-205(l) .

(b) Limitations on publicity. No recommendation or report of a section, committee, or member shall become the recommendation or report of the Bar until approved by the Board, and no such report or recommendation shall be released publicly prior to submission to and approval of the Board.

(c) Authority to bind Bar. No committee, section, or any officer or member shall have the power to make the Bar liable for any debt or obligation except upon the authorization of the Board.

(d) Local bar associations. To further promote the purposes and objectives of the Bar, the Board shall encourage the creation of, and active participation of its members in, local bar associations, and work to achieve harmony with such local associations.

(e) Amendments of Bylaws. These Bylaws may be amended at any regular or special meeting of the Board by a majority vote of the entire Board. However, proposed amendments shall be filed with the executive director at least ten days in advance of the next regular meeting of the Board; provided however, they may be amended at any regular meeting of the Board without prior notice by the unanimous vote of the entire Board.