Section  1. Membership shall be limited to Members (service-connected) and  Associate Members (non-service-connected) of the Blinded Veterans  Association in good standing residing in the State of SOUTH CAROLINA. 

Section  2. The definitions of the aforementioned categories of membership in  the SOUTH CAROLINA Regional Group, and the rights, privileges,  responsi­bilities and restrictions of each category shall be as outlined  in the current edition of the BVA National Bylaws, as amended.  

Section  3. All of the above-mentioned members, provided they remain in good  standing with the National Association and with the SOUTH CAROLINA  Regional Group, shall have and retain full rights of membership in the  Group, including the right to vote and hold office.