A. TIME AND MANNER OF PAYMENT
Each Chapter shall have the power to assess its membership regular dues at its discretion. Such dues shall be payable in advance, annually. The members shall pay their dues to the Secretary, President or Treasurer of the Chapter. The Chapter Secretary shall render to AHEPA Headquarters monthly-itemized statements of all monies collected for the Chapter.
SECTION B. AMOUNTS OF PER CAPITA ASSESSMENTS
Every Chapter shall remit to AHEPA Headquarters at the rate of Forty-Five Dollars ($45.00) per year for each member, except for those members who have been members in good standing of the Order of AHEPA for fifty (50) years. Such fifty (50) year members will receive a life membership card. The per capita assessment payment shall be allocated as follows: to the District Lodge Two Dollars ($2.00), the balance to the General Fund.
SECTION C. COMMITTEES TO COLLECT DUES
The President of the Chapter may, either upon a vote of the Chapter or on his own initiative, whenever he deems it necessary, appoint special committees to call on members and collect their dues for the Chapter.
SECTION D. PAYMENT PROCEDURES
1. CHAPTERS MUST REMIT PROMPTLY:
The per capita assessment provided for in ARTICLE 7 of the AHEPA CONSTITUTION is due and payable to the AHEPA Supreme Treasury immediately after the candidate is initiated or the member pays his dues, and in no instance shall a Chapter delay the payment thereof for more than thirty (30) days. The President, Secretary, and Treasurer of each Chapter are specifically charged with the duty of complying strictly and faithfully with the requirements of this AHEPA CONSTITUTION and the AHEPA BYLAWS.
2. MILITARY SERVICE:
The per capita assessment for a Member who is inducted into the armed forces of the United States, or the respective country of which he is a citizen, shall be suspended for the period of his active duty. Such Member shall receive credit for the years of service that he is on active duty, notwithstanding any non-payment of dues, for the purpose of service pins.
3. DISTRICT LODGE REMITTANCES:
The allocations and remittances to the District, Lodges referred to in SECTION A of ARTICLE 7 of the AHEPA CONSTITUTION shall be made by the AHEPA Headquarters quarterly to the District Lodges aforesaid respectively.