15 Pa. C.S. § 8841

Current through P.A. Acts 2023-66
Section 8841 - Becoming a member
(a)Single initial member.--If a limited liability company is initially to have only one member, the person becomes a member as agreed by that person and the organizer of the company. That person and the organizer may be, but need not be, different persons. If the initial member and the organizer are different persons, the organizer acts on behalf of the initial member.
(b) Multiple initial members.--If a limited liability company is initially to have more than one member, those persons become members as agreed by those persons and the organizer before the formation of the company. The organizer acts on behalf of the persons in forming the company and may be, but need not be, one of the persons.
(c) Powers and authority of organizer.--Until a limited liability company has its first member, the organizer is deemed to be a manager of the company.
(d)Admission after formation.--After formation of a limited liability company, a person becomes a member:
(1) by action of the organizer if the company does not have any members;
(2) as provided in the operating agreement;
(3) as the result of a transaction effective under Chapter 3 (relating to entity transactions);
(4) with the affirmative vote or consent of all the members; or
(5) as provided in section 8871(a)(3) (relating to events causing dissolution).
(e) Noneconomic members.--A person may become a member without:
(1) acquiring a transferable interest; or
(2) making or being obligated to make a contribution to the limited liability company.
(f) Nature of interest.--The interest of a member in a limited liability company is personal property.

15 Pa.C.S. § 8841

Added by P.L. TBD 2016 No. 170, § 29, eff. 2/19/2017.