35-2-527. Special meeting. (1) A corporation with members shall hold a special meeting of members:
(a) on the call of its board or of the person authorized to do so by the articles or bylaws; or
(b) except as provided in the articles or bylaws of a religious corporation, if the holders of at least 5% of the voting power of any corporation sign, date, and deliver to any corporate officer one or more written demands for the meeting that describe the purpose or purposes for which it is to be held.
(2) For purposes of determining whether the 5% requirement of subsection (1) has been met, the record date is at the close of business on the 30th day before delivery of the demand or demands for a special meeting to any corporate officer.
(3) If a notice for a special meeting demanded under subsection (1)(b) is not given pursuant to 35-2-530 within 30 days after the date the written demand is delivered to a corporate officer, regardless of the requirements of subsection (4), a person signing the demand or demands may set the time and place of the meeting and give notice pursuant to 35-2-530.
(4) Special meetings of members may be held in the state or out of the state, at the place stated in or fixed in accordance with the bylaws. If a place is not stated or fixed in accordance with the bylaws, special meetings must be held at the corporation's principal office. Member participation and presence at a special meeting must be the same as allowed under 35-2-526(7).
(5) Only those matters that are within the purpose or purposes described in the meeting notice required by 35-2-530 may be conducted at a special meeting of members.
History: En. Sec. 59, Ch. 411, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 7, Ch. 190, L. 2013.