414-122 Special meeting. (a) A corporation shall hold a special meeting of shareholders:

(1) On call of its board of directors or the person or persons authorized to do so by the articles of incorporation or bylaws; or

(2) If the holders of at least ten per cent of all the votes entitled to be cast on any issue proposed to be considered at the proposed special meeting sign, date, and deliver to the corporation's secretary one or more written demands for the meeting describing the purpose or purposes for which it is to be held.

(b) If not otherwise fixed under section 414-123 or 414-127, 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. If no place is stated in or fixed in accordance with the bylaws, special meetings shall be held at the corporation's principal office. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the bylaws may authorize the board of directors, in its sole discretion, to determine that the special meeting shall not be held at any place, but may instead be held solely by means of remote communication as authorized by section 414-121(c).

(d) Only business within the purpose or purposes described in the meeting notice required by section 414-125(c) may be conducted at a special shareholders' meeting. [L 2000, c 244, pt of 1; am L 2002, c 130, 15]

 

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