The Deadly Sins MC is a 1%er group on GTA. We know there are a lot of other groups that make that same claim but we are one of the few that actually play with that lifestyle in mind. We are savage in game to outsiders and a tight nit brotherhood to those that carry a patch. We ride in formation and have church every other weekend. We are an older group so don't expect rigged playtime requirements or too much seriousness in the club. We like to have fun and ride with our brothers.
We are a considerably old MC. We were established relatively soon after the initial launch of GTA: Online. We like to think that we are one of the more legit MCs. Now we know a bold statement like that may cause controversy so let us explain, we do ride bikes more often than not. We do have church every other weekend. And we do have bylaws, some consider them strict but we consider them our bible and it makes for a drama free environment. For us, at this point, the comradery and fun is what we consider most important. We still have many traditions as any self-respecting organization with some time under its belt should. Some of these include crew rides and prospect runs and even ceremonies for when a member patches in or leaves. We know these are not everyone's cup of tea. But for us, we are a close knit group and we cherish our brotherhood. So on the topic of tradition, we would like to share a bit of our history.
We trace our roots to Reapers Legacy MC (RLMC) almost all of our original 7 sinners were the high command of RLMC. And after the president of RLMC disappeared for some time we proposed to the vice president (Uberchris) that we should either make him the acting president. Or since it had been two months since we last saw our president that maybe we should leave and create our own MC. After a long church, it was agreed that in order to maintain our current brotherhood our best bet would be to disband and create our own MC. So we went to laying the groundwork for Deadly Sins.
Founded: Dec 30, 2013
In our first days, we started with seven members. This was part of the inspiration for the name. Our original members all put blood sweat and tears into making our MC stand out and above all succeed in this new GTA community. And their efforts paid off. Within a month our membership surpassed our old MCs and our name was becoming known. We did not expect what our group would grow too.
As we grew in numbers we started to drift from our core principles. Becoming featured by Rockstar made our numbers explode. We reached heights of membership never dreamed of. But with the success came the pride and that was the beginning of the end. Egos grew and feuds started. One thing leads to another and the brotherhood we cherished we ended up destroying.
Time healed the grudges and the outcasts returned. We all let the past be the past and focused on creating a future for the club that brought us together. This is where we are today. Rising to the heights we once were at. This time wiser and more focused than in our early days.
We plan to expand into PC hard. With new charters in the development and new content to play with we plan on cruising the streets of San Andreas for a long time to come.
This is our bible. It is long and thought out and kinda old. But it's ours, And we follow it religiously.
Article I: Name, Membership & Meetings II: Any use of club logos patches or sayings without consent from the club is not allowed. If our club property is used without consent actions disciplinary will be taken. Section III: Traditions I: Members that will be going inactive for a long period of time will be considered "Locked up" And will be taken to the in-game prison and have screenshots taken of them being "Processed". After they come back photos will be taken of them being released and a party will be held for them at the clubhouse. II: Members that can no longer play GTA and request the club to let them go will be given an in-game funeral. Photos will be taken and a party will be held to send them off.*(5/13/17) I: if it is triggered by the president then the vice president takes command after the exit of the residing president. II: If triggered by the table the president must resign all ownership of the club's property (Social club, YouTube, GTA Forums ext) without any distress or debate. These properties will then be evenly distributed to the table members until a new president is in place. *(4/12/15)
The name of the organization shall, therefore, be known as Deadly Sins M.C.
With an alias as the ''Club''
Section II: Members
I: All Members of the Club shall own and ride any Western or L.C.C motorcycle. Must attend club events at least once a month. Must attend at least one club church meeting and must vote on 75% of the votes for any given month to retain membership.
II: All absences are to be reported to the president, vice president or sergeant at arms. If any of those members are not able to come in contact then the absences are to be reported to a higher ranking officer. Any absence exceeding two weeks unreported will result in loss of officer ranks. An unreported absence of two months will result in possible removal from the club.
Section III: Meetings
I: Meetings, (Church) will be called by the President to discuss plans, goals, and rulings of the Club. If the President is unable to organize a meeting, the Vice president may head a meeting if required by the situation.
II: There will be one Church per week, one for membership followed by one for just officers. They alternate each week.
III: Emergency meetings may be called by any officer for extreme cases were a vote must be called. These require five hours notice.
IV: The Sergeant at arms will call for and count votes in accordance with rank and voting subject matter.
Article II: Rules and Traditions
These are the guidelines the Club plays by. Breaking them is punishable by multiple degrees of punishment.
I: All members are required to have microphones. And communicate with respect to one another.
II: DO NOT EVER share club business with outsiders.
III: Any conflicts with outside organizations must be brought to the attention of the Table immediately.
IV: Any conflict with a patched member and or a member of an organization deemed important to the Club will be resolved by the members of the Table.
V: Represent the Club in a distinguished way and never speak badly of your fellow members in front of outsiders. Or use weapons deemed unwanted by the club. Always fight with dignity unless fighting an undignified enemy.
VI: Membership to other crews is permitted but the club comes first. Any time called on you must respond. Representing another crew above the club is not permitted. This doesn't include other MCs we consider a membership to another MC as a direct conflict of interest.
VII: No bigotry or disrespecting of patched members. There is joking but there is also a line. We have members from all races and all places around the world and they will not ever be treated disrespectfully.
Section II: Forum Rules
I: All forum rules from whatever site a member is on representing the club must be followed. Any issues on a site we deem important to the club may result in disciplinary actions.
Article III: Code of conduct and the Order of succession
This is the code of conduct patched members are expected to follow at all times.
I: Maintain a biker appearance anytime you are carrying the Clubs tag (If you have DSMC set as your active crew) this means ride bikes 90% of the time and dress as a biker & or wear red, white and black.
II: Always backup a patched member in trouble. Whether you are asked or not.
III: No unwanted cops allowed at the clubhouse or brought onto patched members. If you have stars you stay away from the clubhouse and all the members.
IV: Everyone must have an American bike (Western or L.C.C) Consideration will be given to any member who is in between bikes but he/she must sincerely intend to get another bike in the near future. Also never intentionally destroy or damage patched members bikes. And fight in a biker like a manner (Shotguns, Handguns, SMGs, LMG's, Assault Rifles, Melee weapons & everything added in the Biker DLC) unless given reason to use lower skill weapons.
V: Do not ride two to a bike. Bikers have their own bikes. The back seats are reserved for females. Only in combat situations are an exemption.
VI: Killing of patched members maliciously or destroying one's property is unacceptable by any means. And will only be considered accidental the first two times. After that, it will be punishable by the Sergeant at arms. This is only void in deathmatch or similar competitive modes.
Section II: Order of succession
Presidents may resign or be forced to step down. The situation is vastly different depending on how the Order of succession is triggered.
Article IV: Table Officers & Levels of Membership
II: Any use of club logos patches or sayings without consent from the club is not allowed. If our club property is used without consent actions disciplinary will be taken.
Section III: Traditions
I: Members that will be going inactive for a long period of time will be considered "Locked up" And will be taken to the in-game prison and have screenshots taken of them being "Processed". After they come back photos will be taken of them being released and a party will be held for them at the clubhouse.
II: Members that can no longer play GTA and request the club to let them go will be given an in-game funeral. Photos will be taken and a party will be held to send them off.*(5/13/17)
I: if it is triggered by the president then the vice president takes command after the exit of the residing president.
II: If triggered by the table the president must resign all ownership of the club's property (Social club, YouTube, GTA Forums ext) without any distress or debate. These properties will then be evenly distributed to the table members until a new president is in place. *(4/12/15)
Section I: Table Officers
These officers are the chairman at the table. They all have different duties and responsibilities. Positions shall be chosen by the each charter President based on the strengths of the members as well as the needs of said charter. If a replacement is suggested, it must pass with a unanimous table vote, not counting the member in question.
Responsible for declarations of war and peace between organizations as well as ensuring general unity of the Club.
Must maintain an untarnished image in order to form a cohesiveness of members and relations among outside organizations.
Must be unbiased and fair. Also is responsible for judging items not in the bylaws or in the rules.
Responsible for acting in the best interest of the Club
Requirements: Has to serve as high ranking Officer before being promoted. Except in a case where no qualified individual exists
II: Vice President
Responsible for holding meetings. Setting up and taking votes amongst the board and membership as needed to manage the club. Responsible for managing the deciding on diplomatic actions between organizations, and helping members to interpret the bylaws of the Club.
Responsible for maintaining the morale of the clubs membership.
Responsible for maintaining good relations with the organization the Club is in alliances with.
Responsible for spearheading recruitment as well as brokering deals with other organizations.
Requirements: Has to serve as high ranking Officer before being promoted. Except in a case where no qualified individual exists
III: Sergeant at Arms
Responsible for maintaining the discipline of all members. And justified the punishment of members in violation of Bylaws or involved in acts of misconduct.
Responsible for drafting amendments voted on by the Table. As well as maintaining and updating the bylaws.
Responsible for planning and advising President on acts of defense or offense.
Responsible for keeping the table up to date on enemy organization developments.
Requirements: to serve as Enforcer before being promoted. As well as have an empty offense record. And be proficient in combat and strategy. Except in a case where no qualified individual exists.
IV: Road Captain
Responsible for determining formations on rides based on rider skill, the number of riders and cruising speed. Also keeping groups information. And making sure bikes are parked in assigned order.
Responsible for taking inventory of every member's personal club bike.
Responsible for navigating the group around any potential hazard, human or otherwise. And also in charge of setting up ambush points.
Responsible for acting as a consultant to the officers regarding routes, parking areas and hangouts (P.O.I's)
Responsible for maintaining order amongst the club while on events and rides (events hereby defined as missions races or other activities where bikes or vehicles may be required)
Responsible for planning and organizing Party events for patch-overs, Patching in of new members, Victories over other organizations etc.
Responsible for setting up missions and heists and is the decision on who gets what cut based on the current GTA$ they have. *(3/22/15)
Requirements: Must be a proficient driver as well as maintain a working knowledge of the map and Interesting areas.
Responsible for recording minutes from Club meetings and any meetings with outside organizations that the Secretary attends.
Responsible for maintaining club records and sites (Social Club, This Forum, and certain posts on GTA forums as required) as well as maintaining and enforcing a set of forum rules for the site.
Responsible for assuring that all technical related issues members run into with the site are swiftly dealt with.
Requirements: Must be very knowledgeable about general forum rules and guidelines. Must frequently visit sites deemed important to the club (Rockstar Social Club, GTA Forums, Youtube, Discord, ECT.)
Responsible for making sure all patch members are up to date on best methods to make money.
Responsible for arranging heists
Responsible for in-game maintenance of MC properties. i.e Checking on the supplies and informing the president if a run is needed.
Responsible for keeping statistics on the club. Membership numbers, Growth over a month, Prospects per month, Ect.
Requirements: Must be able to handle researching the most recent money making methods and must be very good ad communicating to the rest of the patch members in a discrete way.
Section II: Petty Officers
These officers are not given as much responsibility as the table officers but are there to assist the other officers in their own ways.
Responsible in disposing of potential threats to the president or vice president. Internal or external.
Responsible for providing training in combat and combat strategy for Members if they request it.
Responsible for dealing out punishments given to members by the Sergeant at Arms or the table.
Responsible for maintaining order and minimal chatter during club meetings and meetings with other
Organizations as well as combat situations.
Requirements: Must be proficient in combat and able to react to quickly changing situations.
Responsible for insuring bikes are parked according to ranks at all stops.
Assists the Road captain in route planning and maintenance.
Responsible for collecting and protecting fallen members during club rides.
Requirements: Must be proficient in mounted bike combat. And have above average knowledge in the map.
Is allowed to have dual memberships. (Be a member of DSMC and other MCs)
Responsible for spreading the word of the Club. Also in charge of brokering deals with organizations to porpoise to the president and the table.
Responsible for assuring that allied organizations are kept content with the Club.
Requirements: Must be easy to communicate with. Level headed and trusted and voted in by all officers.
Section III: Members
Members are in three categories. Senior patched members Regular patched members and Prospect members. Any patched member has full say in the direction of the club. A prospect member does not. A patched member is allowed vote. A prospect is not.
Having a patch earns the patch holder the right to call in for club support. Whether it be in game support such as dealing with rowdy players. Too out of game support like damaged equipment. The Club will help a patch holder in any way possible and within reason.
I: Senior Patched Members
These are members that have gone above and beyond for the club but for eligibility requirements or no openings they are not an officer.
Or are ex-officers that had to resign from their responsibilities due to various reasons.
II: Patched Members
Patched members may be given responsibilities that in most cases would be handled by a table member. This is in order to include members in club business. These responsibilities may vary from dealing with outsiders to internal disputes or assistance on a club project. These can be given by any table member. *(4/12/15)
During a meeting, there will be no talking among members until they get the floor through the presiding officer. A Sergeant at Arms if not present will be appointed and anyone not abiding will be swiftly evicted.
Patched members are required to register one personal bike to the Road Captain. This bike will be considered club property and will be funded by the club. This bike may also be taken from said member as a result of a fourth degree offence or being exiled.
Patched Members must uphold the rules and code of conduct at all times when representing the Club.
Patched Members may bring any issue or concern to the president and request a vote or meeting.
Patched members who break their bylaws will be punished in degrees at the discretion of the Sergeant at Arms and/or the Table.
Prospects must do anything a member tells him/her to do, provided said member has done or would do said thing himself
Prospects must have a sponsor.
Prospect period is at the sole discretion of the sponsor and the Club.
Prospects must recruit another prospect before they can patch in.
Prospects are punishable on a more severe level then patched members.
Prospects must complete a gauntlet of tasks before they can be considered for earning their patch.
Prospects are not to harm any individual who is either a patched member of or afforded protection by the Club, this extends to property of said individual as well. Except in deathmatch style game types.
Hangarounds are not members and do not owe loyalty to the club.
Hangarounds are not expected to follow the rules of the club.
Any hangaround that wishes to become a patch member may do so by changing they're in-game behavior and playing more like a patched member. If this garners the attention of a patch member they may be picked for sponsorship and made a prospect. *(10/17/16)
Section V: Sponsorships
I: All prospects must have a sponsor to become a prospect. They must gain a sponsor within their hangaround period.
II: Sponsoring a prospect is expected of all patched members but can be denied if a prospect is not trusted by the member they ask. When a member sponsors a prospect they are responsible for all actions that prospect doses. They remain responsible for the prospect for up to two weeks after the prospect is patched in.
III: The sponsor becomes the chief judge on when the prospect is ready to be patched. But it is still up for majority vote. The sponsor's vote counts as two.
IV: Sponsorship has a cool down period. After a sponsor successfully gets their prospect patched in they then must wait one church (approximately two weeks) before taking on another prospect to sponsor. *(3/23/14)
Article V: Expansion through new Charters and Patch-overs
The elders are the oldest remaining members. They are solely responsible for deciding on when and where the club will expand. They are trusted with this responsibility in order to keep a focused direction on expansion. Their governance is confined to only issues involving expansion and cross charter politics. *(5/13/17)
Section II: New Charters
Should expansion or growth ever create a need for new charters; the rulings regarding a new chapter are as follows.
I: Permission must be granted for the new charter to be opened by the Elders of the as they must decide if the Club can handle a rift/split at the time the expansion is discussed.
II: The Elders must provide support in the writing of the new charters bylaws and the structuring of the new charter. After the president of the Elders feels that the new charter is strong enough to be on its own the elders give them independence from mother charter rule. Although they must maintain and follow the bylaws they departed with.
III: Seven members must be willing to leave their current charter and reassign, three for the charter's Officers four for members, Prospects do not count.
IV: Aforementioned seven members must be released from their current charter, again citing the reasoning that the Club may break if split too thin.
V: Any request denied by the Elders may be re-opened if all seven members attend a hearing with the officers of the Mother charter.
Section II: Patch overs
Patch overs are handled in a similar yet different way than the creation of new charters.
I: Any and all organizations that are patched over by conquest or request are treated and MUST treat the other charters with respect and loyalty as their own Club.
II: A Patched over organizations members are at the sole discretion of the current President on whether or not they are allowed to stay with their own charter or if they will be added to another or disbanded.
III: The top spot of a patched over organizations Rockstar social club crew page will be held by the current President of the Mother Charter or a delegate of his choosing from the Mother charter.
IV: Not all patched over organizations will be given their own charters. Some will be directly added to the mother charter. This is at the discretion of the table.
V: Patched over organizations are given tokens for full patches that they may give to their members. All other members must be prospected in these tokens will be given depending on the size of the patch over.
VI: All resources of the patched over organization belong to the whole Club now and will be treated as so. (Websites, GFX, Custom game maps, YouTube channels, important members, ECT.)
Section III: Governance of New Charters
I: All presidents of approved Deadly sins charters are considered equal after the elders and the Mother charter sign off on their independence.
II: Presidents and Vice-presidents of every charter must attend a monthly national meeting.
III: Patch members from one charter can request to join or switch to another. If joining then a member must choose which charter will be their primary. A primary charter has higher authority to call on a joint member over the secondary. If a member is resigning from one charter to join another then this isn't necessary. In both cases, presidents from all involved charters must meet and approve of the transfer. If one doesnt agree the transfer is denied. And can be reopened after the next church has convened.
IV: Tables from separate charters have limited authority among the other charters not their own. Only in extreme circumstances can a table from one charter intervene with one not their own. The involvement of a third charter must come into play. Along with oversight by the elders. The third charter is responsible for the final decision on allowing the second charter to intervene with the charter in question. Some examples of extreme circumstances like this include:
The absence of a president or multiple key table members for a long period of time.
Acts of violence between charters.
Relationships with outside crews in direct conflict with the clubs direction as a whole.
Acts of violence towards outside crews deemed important to the club as a whole.*(5/13/17)
Article VI: Amendments, Vetoes & Voting procedures
Section I: Amendments
I: These bylaws may be amended by a vote of two - thirds of the members of the Club at a regular meeting or a special meeting for that purpose.
To properly amend before the vote is called the amended bylaw needs to be drafted and submitted on the site. Then discussed at church to explain in depth the reasoning for the amendment.
All membership shall be notified of adopted bylaw amendments through an update on our site. As well as amended laws will have the amendments noted and dated for clear viewing and recording of the change.
Amended bylaws will be marked by an asterisk
*(1/2/2014) Section I: Amendments
Section II: Vetoes
I: On the rare occasion a vote remains deadlocked for two consecutive churches then the President and Vice President can together can call a veto and override the votes.
II: Vetoes may also be called in emergency situations where action needs to be taken and there is limited time. During said situations the warlords, Sergeant at Arms, Road Captain all must be present and in agreement to pass the veto. If those four cannot come to agreement then the veto is canceled and no action is taken.
Section III: Voting procedures
I: Club votes are held for nearly everything but the way they are handled very from topic to topic.
Here is a list to give some examples.
Patch changes: Majority vote
Bylaw amendments: Majority vote
Patching in a prospect: Unanimous vote
Patching over a Outside Club: Unanimous vote
Declaring war: Table vote
Declaring an alliance: Table vote
Promoting a member to officer: Table vote
Demoting an officer: Table & majority vote
Exiling a member: Table & majority vote
Those are just examples and not all topics that may be voted on.
II: During Votes, if a tie comes across on a Table vote, and no ground can be made, it is taken to the whole club for a majority vote. 75% of patched members will break said tie.
Article VII: Degrees of Punishment
Anyone who break the bylaws will be subject to seven varying degrees of punishment. The punishment of members in most cases will depend on the offence and will become more severe for repeated offenders. Prospects are not held to the same standard. If a prospect must be punished it will be much more severe than a patched members punishment. Punishments in most cases will be decided by the Sergeant at Arms except for the last two degrees those will have to come to a table vote. Any member subject to a punishment is put on suspension until their punishment is fulfilled.
First Degree: Flogging
The offender is forced to dress ridiculously in game and is beaten by all patched members. This continues till all members feel satisfied with the punishment. Recordings may be made of this. Refusal to compile will lead to the offenders sentence being raised to the next degree.
Second Degree: The Run
The offender must make a lap around the entire map on foot. All members present have every right to encumber the member forced to run. More laps may be added depending on the offence. If the offender quits out early or refuses the offenders punishment is raised to the next degree.
Third Degree: The Swim
The offender is airlifted out to sea and forced to swim back to shore while being randomly shot at. Can be forced to do this repeatedly depending on offence. If the offender quits out early or refuses the offenders punishment is raised to the next degree.
Fourth Degree: Castration
The offender is forced to take his bike (or vehicle of Clubs choosing) and sell it. A patched member must witness the offender do so (Video may be required). Refusal of selling the chosen vehicle will have the offender's punishment raised to the next degree.
Fifth Degree: Suspension
The offender is exiled for a period of time. Is not permitted to communicate with any member patched or prospect or attend any club events for a given amount of time. The time will be decided depending on offence. Communicating with a suspended member will be grounds for punishment as well as extending the suspended members suspension.
Sixth Degree: Removal
The offender is stripped of their patch and thrown out of the Club. May still stay in contact with the club but may not attend events.
Seventh Degree: Exile
The offender is stripped of their patch. The offender is then not allowed to communicate with any member patched or prospect. The offender will be killed in game on site. Communicating with an exiled member is punishable by suspension, removal or exile.
I: A record is made of any members that must be reprimanded this record will have an effect on promotions and eligibility for certain ranks and events. Any member with any higher than a fourth degree offence will not be considered for promotions. As well any member with higher than a fourth degree offence will not be permitted to go to meetings with other crews and are also not eligible for any of the competitive team deathmatch squads.
II: Prospects that receive two reprimanding regardless of degree are not permitted to patch in. They are then removed from the prospect crew.
III: The last two degrees do not need to be approved for prospects. The Sergeant at Arms may deal these out to prospects on first offence.
IV: Officers that break bylaws will be punished exclusively by the table not the Sergeant at Arms.
V: Table members that break bylaws may force the Club to hold elections for new leaders. Depending on degree of offence and a unanimous table decision (Excluding the offending party)