35-9-201. Notice of statutory close corporation status on issued shares. (1) The following statement must appear conspicuously on each share certificate issued by a statutory close corporation:
The rights of shareholders in a statutory close corporation may differ materially from the rights of shareholders in other corporations. Copies of the articles of incorporation and bylaws, shareholders' agreements, and other documents, any of which may restrict transfers and affect voting and other rights, may be obtained by a shareholder on written request to the corporation.
(2) Within a reasonable time after the issuance or transfer of uncertificated shares, the corporation shall send to the shareholders a written notice containing the information required by subsection (1).
(3) The notice required by this section satisfies all requirements of 35-1-628 and of this chapter that notice of share transfer restrictions be given.
(4) A person claiming an interest in shares of a statutory close corporation that has complied with the notice requirement of this section is bound by the documents referred to in the notice. A person claiming an interest in shares of a statutory close corporation that has not complied with the notice requirement of this section is bound by any documents of which the person or another person through whom the person claims has knowledge or notice.
(5) A corporation shall provide to any shareholder upon the shareholder's written request and without charge copies of provisions that restrict transfer or affect voting or other rights of shareholders appearing in articles of incorporation, bylaws, or shareholders' or voting trust agreements filed with the corporation.
History: En. Sec. 4, Ch. 432, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 198, Ch. 368, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 1295, Ch. 56, L. 2009.