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ORIGINAL VERSION

Section 7.01. Classes.  There shall be one class of members named “member”.

 

AMENDED PROPOSAL

Section 7.01. Classes.  There shall be two classes of members named “Injury Fund Member” and “Insurance Member”.

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ORIGINAL VERSION

Section 7.02. Qualifications.  Qualification for membership is defined as being a licensed pedicab operator and/or pedicab company owner in New Orleans.

AMENDED PROPOSAL

Section 7.02. Qualifications.  Qualification for Injury Fund Member is defined as being a person or organization interested in limiting the financial liability of pedicab drivers. Qualification for Insurance Member is defined as being a licensed pedicab operator and/or pedicab company owner in New Orleans who is also an Injury Fund Member and who is interested in purchasing or already has a qualified health, dental, vision, and or accident insurance policy through a certified insurance provider.

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ORIGINAL VERSION

 

Section 7.05. Dues.  Dues for members is set at a minimum of $50 for a Pedicab Injury Fund. Dues in excess of this amount will be set at the cost of insurance premiums. Insurance is not required. (amended 2013-09-24)

AMENDED PROPOSAL

Section 7.05. Dues.  Dues for Injury Fund Members is set at $50 per annum for a Pedicab Injury Fund. Dues for Insurance Member is set either (a) at $0 and the submission of a survey about the member’s existing insurance policy or (b) at the annual cost of insurance premiums after a member receives an approved plan from a licensed insurance provider. (amended 2013-09-24)

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ORIGINAL VERSION

 

Section 7.06.  Meetings.  The annual membership meeting is currently undefined and shall be established by the Board of Trustees.

AMENDED PROPOSAL

Section 7.06.  Meetings.  Meetings, in-person or online, regarding reviews of claims for funds from the Pedicab Injury Fund shall be established by the Board of Trustees. The annual membership meeting is currently undefined and shall be established by the Board of Trustees. 

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NEW BYLAWS

Section 7.07.  Benefits.  The benefits of (a) Injury Fund Member and (b) Insurance Member are as follows:

Section 7.07.a.  Injury Fund Member Benefits.  Injury Fund Members have the right to receive remaining funds (after costs and distributions) plus interest accrued in the Pedicab Injury Fund at the end of the year. If the Injury Fund Member is a pedicab driver and if the Injury Fund Member is injured while pedicabbing, the Injury Fund Member will have the right to apply for a claim once per year for up to $500 or for funds available (if less than $500). Injury Fund Members have the right to vote on the claims submitted or to serve on a Review Committee if a committee is requested. If a committee is requested, the Board of Trustees will select committee members who will remain anonymous until after a decision is made. Injury Fund Members filing a claim also have a right to remain anonymous to other Injury Fund Members other than the Board of Trustees and a Review Committee.

Section 7.07.b.  Insurance Member Benefits.  Insurance Members currently have no additional rights, and these rights shall be defined by the Board of Trustees.