401.1 As hereinafter set forth, USA Swimming may censure, place on probation, suspend for a
definite or indefinite period of time with or without terms of probation, fine, or expel any member
of USA Swimming, including any athlete, coach, manager, official, member of any committee, or
any person participating in any capacity whatsoever in the affairs of USA Swimming, who has
violated any of its rules or regulations, or who aids, abets, and encourages another to violate any
of its rules or regulations, or who has acted in a manner which brings disrepute upon USA Swimming
or upon the sport of swimming. USA Swimming may also conduct hearings on any matter
affecting USA Swimming as the National Governing Body for swimming.