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     35-1-421. Terms of directors generally. (1) The terms of the initial directors of a corporation expire at the first shareholders' meeting at which directors are elected.
     (2) The terms of all other directors expire at the next annual shareholders' meeting following their election unless their terms are staggered under 35-1-422.
     (3) A decrease in the number of directors does not shorten an incumbent director's term.
     (4) A director elected or appointed to fill a vacancy is elected or appointed for the unexpired term of the director's predecessor in office.
     (5) Despite the expiration of a director's term, the director continues to serve until the director's successor is elected and qualifies or until there is a decrease in the number of directors.

     History: En. Sec. 79, Ch. 368, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 1257, Ch. 56, L. 2009.

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