Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):  March 10, 2016
(Exact name of registrant
as specified in charter)


California 1-08789 94-2918118
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)


Four Embarcadero Center, Suite 3700, San Francisco, CA 94111

(Address of principal executive offices)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code 415-788-5300


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)




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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or By-Laws; Change in Fiscal Year.


On March 7, 2016, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of American Shared Hospital Services (the “Company”) amended Article IV Sections 1(a) and 1(b) of the Company’s amended and restated bylaws (the “Bylaws”) to allow the number of directors of the Company to be established, within the range specified in Article IV, Section 1(a) of the Bylaws, by resolution of the Board. Prior to the amendment, the number of directors within such range was established from time to time by amendment of Article IV, Section 1(b) of the Bylaws. This amendment of the Bylaws will become effective upon the election and qualification of such directors at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.


The description above does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the text of the Company’s amendment to the Bylaws, a redline of which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference herein.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit 3.1 Amended and Restated Bylaws of American Shared Hospital Services







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    American Shared Hospital Services
Date: March 10, 2016   By: /s/ Ernest A. Bates, M.D.
        Name: Ernest A. Bates, M.D.
        Title: Chairman and CEO







Exhibit No. Description
3.1 Amended and Restated Bylaws of American Shared Hospital Services