BYLAWS

Bylawys of Great Basin Youth Soccer League

AFFILIATION

Affiliation

a) Great Basin Youth Soccer League will be affiliated with and subject to the Constitution, By-Laws, Policy & Procedures and Rules and Regulations of various national soccer organizations i.e.: USYS (US Youth Soccer), US Club Soccer, American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), and NYSA (Nevada Youth Soccer Association) etc.

USYNV is also known as NYSA. GBYSL will also be affiliated with any recognized organization within the FIFA Federation.
Amendments to Articles of Incorporation, These By-Laws and the Rules of the League

A) Changes by Board of Directors Necessary to Conform to Nevada or Federal Law, or the NYSA. The Executive Board of Directors, acting at any regular monthly meeting, may amend the Articles of Incorporation or the By-Laws without the consent of the members if such amendment is reasonably believed by the directors (upon advice of an attorney or certified public accountant) to be necessary to conform to Nevada law regarding non-profit organizations, or Federal Law regarding tax-exempt status or charitable done status, or if such change is required by NYSA and/or US Club Soccer.

GBYSL is a private non-profit organization as recognized by the IRS, therefore, not subject to open meeting laws as per NRS 241. The Board of Directors are not authorized or empowered to make any other changes to the Articles of Incorporation or By-Laws.

B) Right of Members to Change Articles of Incorporation or By-Laws. The Articles of Incorporation or these By-Laws may be amended by a quorum of the Executive Board at any Annual General Meeting if:

1. Notice of the proposed change is given in the notice of the meeting. If any member team (without regard to voting rights) notifies the secretary in writing of its desire to propose a change to the Articles of Incorporation or By-Laws, and if the writing is received by the secretary by the date specified under Annual General Meeting before the meeting, the secretary must include the item in the notice and on the agenda.

2. There must be a quorum of the Executive Board of at least 51% or simple majority must vote for approval.

Other Meetings, Actions without Meeting Not Authorized pursuant to adopted policy of GBYSL. Executive Board members may call for an emergency meeting according to the established rules and policy.
Other membership meetings and actions by members without a meeting (NRS 82.276, and 82.326) are not authorized.

Rights of Member Teams to Inspect Books and Records

Members shall have the rights to inspect the books and records of the League in accordance with NRS 82.186.

Indemnification of Directors and Officers; Liability Insurance

In the event that a director or officer is sued in connection with his or her decisions or activities in furtherance of League business, the Executive Board may agree to pay attorney’s fees and costs of defense of the action in advance and may agree to indemnify the director or officer for judgments incurred, to the extent allowed by Nevada law at the time the suit is commenced. The Board may also purchase liability insurance for directors and officers.

CERTIFICATION OF BY-LAWS
I hereby certify that I am the duly elected and acting secretary of the above-named League and that the foregoing By-Laws constitute the By-Laws of the League as duly adopted.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereto set my hand this ____ day of
_________________, 20____.
GREAT BASIN YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE
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League Secretary
Revised:
December 2013
July 18, 2019
November 11, 2020

League Office Contact Information:
Phone 775-825-4900
Fax 775-825-4949
Office Hours: M-F 3pm - 7pm

League Office Address:
5301 Longley Lane St. A5
Reno, NV 89511