Current with effective legislation from the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 12:1-702 - Special meetingA. A corporation shall hold a special meeting of shareholders upon either of the following: (1) On call of its board of directors or the person or persons authorized to do so by the articles of incorporation or bylaws.(2) If the shareholders holding at least ten percent of all the votes entitled to be cast on an issue proposed to be considered at the proposed special meeting sign, date, and deliver to the corporation one or more written demands for the meeting describing the purpose or purposes for which it is to be held, provided that the articles of incorporation may fix a lower percentage or a higher percentage not exceeding twenty-five percent of all the votes entitled to be cast on any issue proposed to be considered. Unless otherwise provided in the articles of incorporation, a written demand for a special meeting may be revoked by a writing to that effect received by the corporation prior to the receipt by the corporation of demands sufficient in number to require the holding of a special meeting.B. If not otherwise fixed under R.S. 12:1-703 or 1-707, the record date for determining shareholders entitled to demand a special meeting is the date the first shareholder signs the demand.C. Special shareholders' meetings may be held in or out of this state at the place stated in or fixed in accordance with the bylaws or, if not so stated or fixed, at the place stated in or fixed in accordance with a resolution of the board of directors. If no place is stated or fixed in accordance with the bylaws or a resolution of the board of directors, special meetings shall be held at the corporation's principal office.D. Only business within the purpose or purposes described in the meeting notice required by R.S. 12:1-705(C) may be conducted at a special shareholders' meeting.Added by Acts 2014, No. 328,s. 1, eff. 1/1/2015.