Report Title:

Nonprofit Corporations; Election of Directors; Mail Ballots Allowed

Description:

Authorizes a board of directors to determine whether mail ballots may be used in the election of directors of nonprofit corporations.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1623

TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2003

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to nonprofit corporations.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Section 414D-115, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"414D-115 Other methods of electing directors. (a) A corporation may provide in its articles or bylaws for the election of directors by members or delegates:

(1) On the basis of chapter or other organizational unit;

(2) By region or other geographic unit;

(3) By preferential voting; or

(4) By any other reasonable method[; or

(5) By mail.].

(b) Where directors or officers are to be elected by members, the bylaws or board of directors may provide that the election may be conducted by mail."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

INTRODUCED BY:

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