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Bylaws
BYLAWS

Section 2. Approval of Members
An individual, partnership, or corporation may become
a regular member upon being proposed for membership
by a current member through written application to
the President or Secretary, and being favorably passed
upon by a majority vote of the membership of the
Board of Directors.

of
Bus Association of New York State, Inc. (BANY)
(As Amended April 1, 2009)

Article I.
MEMBERSHIP

Section 3. Resignation
Any member may withdraw from the Association after
fulfilling all obligations to it by giving written notice of
such intention to the Secretary, which notice shall be
presented to the Board of Directors by the Secretary at
the first meeting after its receipt.

Section 1. Membership Qualifications
1. Regular Membership: Any privately owned
company authorized to and actively engaged in
the transport of passengers for hire in non-school
transportation vehicles designed to seat more than
15 passengers without wheelchairs or 6 passengers
with wheelchairs may become a voting member of
the Association provided the company is under the
supervision and jurisdiction of, and has received
operating authority from, the New York State
Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and/or
the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
(FMCSA) or their successor agencies. Such company
must operate a significant portion of its passenger
transportation business either inside or to/from the
State of New York.

Section 4. Suspension
A member may be suspended for a period, or expelled
for cause such as violation of any of the BY-LAWS or
Rules of the Association, or for conduct prejudicial
to the best interests of the Association. Suspension
or expulsion shall be by a two-thirds vote of the
membership of the Board of Directors, provided that
a statement of the charges shall have been mailed by
registered mail to the member under charges at his last
recorded address at least 15 days before the final action
is taken thereon; this statement shall be accompanied
by a notice of the time and place where the Board of
Directors is to take action. The member shall be given an
opportunity to present a defense at the time and place
mentioned in such notice.

2. Associate Membership: In addition, anyone not
eligible for regular membership may qualify for
an associate membership, according to one of the
following categories:
a. Tour and Travel Members - Those engaged in
the business of promoting travel arrangements
who are normally referred to as travel agents and
tour operators.

Article II.
FISCAL YEAR
The fiscal year of the Association shall begin on the first
day of January and end on the last day of December in
each year.

b. Supplier Members - Those who supply services
or goods to the industry, including equipment
and accessory manufacturers, lodging
enterprises, and all others who participate
in the general well being and continuance
of the industry.

Article III.
DUES
Section 1. Annual Dues
The Board of Directors may determine from time to
time the amount of dues and assessments payable to the
Association by members.

c. Non-Voting Bus Company Members - Those
engaged in less than a significant portion of
their business inside or to/from the State of
New York and who otherwise could qualify for
Regular Membership.

Section 2. Payment of Dues
Dues shall be payable in advance whether on a monthly
or yearly basis.

An associate member from each of the two categories
above shall be selected by a process acceptable to
the President to serve as a delegate to the Board of
Directors, and shall participate in the activities of
the Board as the President deems appropriate. Such
delegates shall promote the best interests of their
category of membership and shall have access to any
scheduled meeting of the Board for this purpose. The
views and recommendations of such delegates shall be
sought on any issue or matter where the interests of the
associate membership is affected.

Section 3. Default and Termination of Membership
When any member shall be in default in the payment
of dues for a period of three months from the beginning
of the fiscal year or period for which such dues became
payable, its membership may thereupon be terminated
by the Board of Directors in the manner provided in
Article I, Section 4, of these BYLAWS.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of BANY - 2018/2019 Membership Directory

A Message from the President
Officers & Directors
Membership & Benefits
Government Directory
Bylaws
Operators
Associates
Tour & Travel
Equipment Suppliers
Products & Services
Index of Advertisers
BANY - 2018/2019 Membership Directory - Intro
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BANY - 2018/2019 Membership Directory - A Message from the President
BANY - 2018/2019 Membership Directory - Officers & Directors
BANY - 2018/2019 Membership Directory - Membership & Benefits
BANY - 2018/2019 Membership Directory - Government Directory
BANY - 2018/2019 Membership Directory - Bylaws
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BANY - 2018/2019 Membership Directory - Operators
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BANY - 2018/2019 Membership Directory - Associates
BANY - 2018/2019 Membership Directory - Tour & Travel
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BANY - 2018/2019 Membership Directory - Equipment Suppliers
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BANY - 2018/2019 Membership Directory - Products & Services
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BANY - 2018/2019 Membership Directory - Index of Advertisers
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