Article XIII. Amendments to the Bylaws
A proposed amendment to these bylaws must be submitted to the secretary of the Society in writing, signed by at least fifteen (15) voting members in good standing. The proposed amendment may be distributed by the secretary to the membership at any regular meeting of the Society without previous notice and may be adopted at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Society provided however, that the notice of the meeting shall contain the proposed amendment to each section of the bylaws which is to be amended. An affirmative vote of two thirds of the votes cast shall be necessary for adoption of the amendment.
Article XII. Indemnification
The Executive Committee, by resolution, may provide for indemnification of the officers of the Society and of the Section on Radiation Oncology for the defense of any threatened or actual civil, criminal, or administrative action or proceeding, for amounts paid pursuant to any judgment rendered therein, or paid in settlement thereof, including reasonable attorneys' fees and other expenses actually and necessarily incurred in connection with any such defense or settlement, or in connection with any appeal therein, provided however, that no indemnification shall be so provided in any matter where it is prohibited by the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law or any other applicable law of the State of New York.
Article XI. Prohibition Against Sharing in Corporate Earnings
No member, officer or employee of or member of a committee of or person connected with the Corporation, or any other private individual shall receive at any time, any of the net earnings or pecuniary profit from the operations of the Corporation, provided that this shall not prevent the payment to any such person of such reasonable compensation for services rendered to or for the Corporation in effecting any of its purposes as shall be fixed by the Executive Committee; and no such person or persons shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon the dissolution of the Corporation. All members of the Corporation shall be deemed to have expressly consented and agreed that, upon such dissolution or winding up of the affairs of the Corporation, whether voluntary or involuntary, the assets of the Corporation, then remaining in the hands of the Executive Committee, shall be distributed, transferred, conveyed, delivered and paid over to such tax-exempt organizations upon such terms and conditions and in such amounts and proportions as the Executive Committee may impose and determine, to be used by such organizations receiving the same for such similar or kindred purposes as are set forth in the Certificate of Incorporation of the Corporation and any and all amendments thereof.
Article X. Fiscal Year
The fiscal year of the Corporation shall commence on the first day of January in each year and shall end on the 31st day of December.
Article IX. Parliamentary Procedure
The latest edition of Robert's Rules of Order shall be the guide for parliamentary procedure in the Society.
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