Revised Code of Washington - RCW Title 30 Banks And Trust Companies - Section 30.08.090 Amendment of articles -- Procedure
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§ 30.08.090. Amendment of articles -- Procedure
Unless the articles of incorporation provide otherwise, the board of directors of a bank or trust company may, by majority vote, amend the bank or trust company's articles of incorporation without shareholder action as follows:
(1) If the bank or trust company has only one class of shares outstanding, to provide, change, or eliminate any provision with respect to the par value of any class of shares;
(2) To delete the name and address of the initial directors;
(3) If the bank or trust company has only one class of shares outstanding, solely to change the number of authorized shares to effectuate a split of, or stock dividend in, the bank or trust company's own shares, or solely to do so and to change the number of authorized shares in proportion thereto;
(4) To change the bank or trust company's name; or
(5) To make any other change expressly permitted by this title to be made without shareholder action.
Other amendments to a bank or trust company's articles of incorporation, in a manner not inconsistent with the provisions of this title, require the affirmative vote of the stockholders representing two-thirds of each class of shares entitled to vote under the terms of the shares at a regular meeting, or special meeting duly called for that purpose in the manner prescribed by the bank or trust company's bylaws. No amendment shall be made whereby a bank becomes a trust company unless such bank first receives permission from the director.
[1994 c 256 § 47; 1994 c 92 § 54; 1987 c 420 § 3; 1986 c 279 § 28; 1965 c 140 § 3; 1955 c 33 § 30.08.090. Prior: 1923 c 115 § 7; 1917 c 80 § 26; RRS § 3233.]
Reviser's note: This section was amended by 1994 c 92 § 54 and by 1994 c 256 § 47, each without reference to the other. Both amendments are incorporated in the publication of this section pursuant to RCW 1.12.025(2). For rule of construction, see RCW 1.12.025(1).
Findings -- Construction -- 1994 c 256: See RCW 43.320.007.
Sections: 30.08.081 30.08.082 30.08.083 30.08.084 30.08.086 30.08.087 30.08.088 30.08.090 30.08.092 30.08.095 30.08.140 30.08.150 30.08.155 30.08.160 30.08.170
Last modified: April 7, 2009