JURISDICTION OF THE GRAND COUNCIL
OF Royal & Select Master Masons
For the Year Ending August 31, A.D. 20_____
Annual Assembly _______________________
B. Every year, there shall be due the Grand Council from each Constituent Council (1) an annual fee of Twenty-five ($25.00) Dollars; (2) Five ($5.00) Dollars for each candidate on whom the degree of Royal Master has been conferred during the year; (3) a per capita tax of Nine ($9.00) Dollars for each member of such Council, as shown by its annual return, One ($1.00) Dollar of which is to be donated to the Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation of General Grand Council, Inc. through the General Grand Council of Cryptic Masons; and (4) such assessments as may have been voted by the Grand Council, as attested to the Constituent Council in writing by the Grand Recorder.
C. On the first day of March each year, every Constituent Council shall pay to the Grand Recorder fifty (50%) percent of the estimated total monies due for the current year to the Grand Council, as provided herein. These mid-year payments shall include one-half the annual fee of $25.00, one-half the candidates´ fee estimated by reference to the number of candidates already recipients of the Royal Master degree, one-half the estimated per capita tax determined by the total membership subject to such tax as shown on the last annual return submitted by the Council, and one-half the assessments previously voted by the Grand Council.
D. The per capita payments hereby established may be assessed by a Constituent Council upon its members in addition to any Council dues, and are not to be counted on computation of the Life Membership fee of said Constituent Council. Per capita tax is not payable by more than one Constituent Council on dual, plural or honorary members.
E. If any Council shall fail to make its annual return before the tenth of October, there shall be due at the time of filing such return an additional fee of Twenty-five ($25.00) Dollars, plus Three ($3.00) Dollars for each business day between the tenth of October and the date of filing.