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Sec. 1.  (a) The Corporation shall have the following committees of the Board: the NASD Group Committee (during the Transitional Period); the NYSE Group Committee (during the Transitional Period); the Small Firm Governor Committee; and the Large Firm Governor Committee, which in each case shall be comprised of the Governors specified herein and in the Restated Certificate of Incorporation to be the members thereof and shall have the authority provided for herein and in the Restated Certificate of Incorporation. The Corporation shall also have the following committees: the Audit Committee, the Finance Committee and, during the first year of the Transitional Period or as extended thereafter by resolution of the Board, the Integration Committee, which in each case shall have the authority provided for herein.
(b) Subject to Article VII, Section 1(c), the Board may appoint such other committees or subcommittees as it deems necessary or desirable, and it shall fix their powers, duties, and terms of office in a manner not inconsistent with these By-Laws or the Restated Certificate of Incorporation. Any such other committee or subcommittee consisting solely of one or more Governors, to the extent provided by these By-Laws or by resolution of the Board and to the extent not inconsistent with these By-Laws or the Restated Certificate of Incorporation, shall have and may exercise all powers and authority of the Board in the management of the business and affairs of the Corporation. Any such other committee having the authority to exercise the powers and authority of the Board shall have a number of Public Governors as members thereof in excess of the number of Industry Governors which are members thereof. During the Transitional Period, all committees of the Board having the authority to exercise the powers and authority of the Board (with the exception of the Large Firm Governor Committee, the Small Firm Governor Committee, the NASD Group Committee and the NYSE Group Committee), shall also have (i) a percentage of members (to the nearest whole number of committee members) that are members of the NASD Group Committee at least as great as the percentage of Governors on the Board that are members of the NASD Group Committee; and (ii) a percentage of members (to the nearest whole number of committee members) that are members of the NYSE Group Committee at least as great as the percentage of Governors on the Board that are members of the NYSE Group Committee.
Amended by SR-NASD-2007-023 eff. July 30, 2007.
Amended by SR-NASD-2001-06 eff. May 8, 2001.
Amended by SR-NASD-97-71 eff. Jan. 15, 1998.
Amended by SR-NASD-96-20 eff. July 11, 1996
Amended eff. Sept. 4, 1990;

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