(805 ILCS 105/107.03) (from Ch. 32, par. 107.03)
Sec. 107.03. Members.
(a) A corporation may have one or more classes of members or may have no members.
(b) If the corporation has one or more classes of members, the designation of the class or classes and the qualifications and rights of the members of each class shall be set forth in the articles of incorporation or the bylaws. The articles of incorporation or the bylaws may provide for representatives or delegates of members and may establish their qualifications and rights.
(c) If the corporation is to have no members, that fact shall be set forth in the articles of incorporation or the bylaws.
(d) A corporation may issue certificate evidencing membership therein.
(e) The transfer of a certificate of membership in a not-for-profit corporation in which assets are held for a charitable, religious, eleemosynary, benevolent or educational purpose, shall be without payment of any consideration of money or property of any kind or value to the transferor in respect to such transfer. Any transfer in violation of this Section shall be void.
(f) Where the articles of incorporation or bylaws provide that a corporation shall have no members, or where a corporation has under its articles of incorporation, bylaws or in fact no members entitled to vote on a matter, any provision of this Act requiring notice to, the presence of, or the vote, consent or other action by members of the corporation in connection with such matter shall be satisfied by notice to, the presence of, or the vote, consent or other action of the directors of the corporation.
(g) A residential cooperative not-for-profit corporation containing 50 or more single family units with individual unit legal descriptions based upon a recorded plat of a subdivision and located in a county with a population between 780,000 and 3,000,000 shall specifically set forth the qualifications and rights of its members in the Articles of Incorporation and the bylaws.
(Source: P.A. 91-465, eff. 8-6-99.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015