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The purpose of this corporation is educational in nature as set forth in the Certificate of Incorporation. The specific purposes are:
To encourage public acceptance of, and compliance with, the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and related standards for building materials, building equipment and construction methods that stress safety and conservation in construction.
To develop programs, literature, and other educational tools for the purpose of informing the general public and the membership of the Corporation of the constantly evolving changes in building practices and materials.
To provide a forum where code enforcement officials, builders, design professionals, and the general public can regularly exchange ideas, obtain general information regarding current interpretations and developments of laws related to building construction, fire safety, fire prevention, land use development, the use and storage of various materials and continuing general building maintenance.
To provide related support services for the membership and public.
The corporation is not formed for pecuniary or financial gain, and no part of the assets, income or profit of the corporation is distributable to, or inures to the benefit of its directors, officers or members. No substantial part of the corporation’s activities shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) and political campaigns on behalf of any candidate for public office.
MEMBERSHIP AND DUES
1. Membership in the Corporation shall consist of two (2) sections as follows:
a.) Certified code enforcement officers employed by the State of New York or one of its political subdivisions and actively engaged in enforcing, teaching or promulgating the Code within the State of New York.
b.) Any other individual, partnership, association or corporation
subscribing to the purposes of the corporation, i.e., members who are involved in activities, businesses or associations that are integrally connected to or supportive of building construction. This includes but is not limited to design professionals, product certifiers or testers, independent inspectors, material suppliers, general contractors, or others, provided that they can demonstrate that they meet the intent of this section. In addition, retired certified code enforcement officers shall be eligible under this section.
2. The Corporation may admit members at any time.
3. Only members in good standing of the corporation shall be eligible to participate in its business meetings, or to serve in any of its elective or appointive positions.
4. Each member of the corporation shall pay annual dues to the corporation
in an amount to be determined by the Board of Directors.