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     35-9-402. Termination of statutory close corporation status. (1) A statutory close corporation may terminate its statutory close corporation status by amending its articles of incorporation to delete the statement that it is a statutory close corporation. If the statutory close corporation has elected to operate without a board of directors under 35-9-302, the amendment must delete the statement dispensing with the board of directors from its articles of incorporation.
     (2) An amendment terminating statutory close corporation status must be approved by the holders of at least two-thirds of the votes of each class or series of shares of the corporation, voting as separate voting groups, whether or not the holders are otherwise entitled to vote on amendments.
     (3) If an amendment to terminate statutory close corporation status is adopted, each shareholder who voted against the amendment is entitled to assert dissenters' rights under 35-1-826 through 35-1-839.

     History: En. Sec. 19, Ch. 432, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 202, Ch. 368, L. 1991.

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