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Report Due Dates

Monthly Reports - Sec 28090. I.               	 Each Month, after the last meeting of the month. If not using ROLLS, a
							                                       paper copy of Form 1, must be submitted after the last meeting of each
							                                       month. If using ROLLS it must be kept current and entries made after each
							meeting or membership change.	

         Notice for payment of Annual Dues		  November 1st: the Secretary should send out Dues Notice by 1 November
         Dues Notices 					                   or sooner, remember to give enough time to receive dues back and have
							                                       the new dues card mailed by to the member prior to December 31st.
							                                       Dues for the Masonic Year are payable by January 1st, and should be
							                                       received by the Secretary in advance in order to allow the member to have
							                                       a new Dues Card prior to the expiration of their current card on December
						                                        31st.

        Payment of Annual Lodge Dues		        Dues become payable on January 1st but the Dues Card expires on
							                                       December 31st of the immediate proceeding year. Therefore enough time
							                                       needs to be allowed to send out the dues notices, receive payment and send
							                                       out the Dues Card. A review of the By-Laws of all Lodges show that dues
							                                       are payable in advance and payable on January 1st.

Dues /Membership Card			                      December 31st - Dues cards should be mailed so all members in good
							                                       standing (dues paid) receive their Dues Card by December 31st. This
							                                       includes Paid Life Members and 50 Year members all must be issued a card
							                                       each year. Dues for the Masonic Year are payable by January 1st, and
							                                       should be received by the Secretary in advance in order to allow the
							                                       member to have a new Dues Card prior to the expiration of their current
							                                       card on December 31st. Grand Lodge will send you Dues Cards for your
							                                       Lodge at the end of October or first part of November, based upon the
							membership entries as of October 15th.

Required Observances: Sec – 25060		           January - Feast of Sts. John
							February - Americanism
							Prior to June 1st - Public Schools

         Kindles for Kids				                 February 1st, Program start date is February 1st, Lodges should plan
							                                       program early and remember to have the District Officer review the
							                                       Application for Matching Funds before mailing the Applications for 		
						                                        matching funds to the Montana Masonic Foundation.

Proposed Resolutions to Constitution	         February 27th. 120 days prior to the Annual Communication. Lodges 		
and Code. Sec 470				                         should submit as early as possible.

Standing/Special Committee Reports	 February 27th if includes a change to the Code or Ritual.

Lodge Annual Report: Sec 25070		              March 15th on or before, Annual Return with Per Capita. ROLLS users can
							                                       generate the Annual Return from ROLLS. Otherwise you must complete
							and submit the paper copy.

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