Oregon Statutes - Chapter 65 - Nonprofit Corporations - Section 65.204 - Special meeting.

(1) A corporation with members shall hold a special meeting of members:

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

(b) Except as provided in the articles or bylaws, if the holders of at least five percent of the voting power of any corporation sign, date and deliver to the corporationís secretary one or more written demands for the meeting describing the purpose or purposes for which it is to be held.

(2) If not otherwise fixed under ORS 65.207 or 65.221, the record date for members entitled to demand a special meeting is the date the first member signs the demand.

(3) If a notice for a special meeting demanded under subsection (1)(b) of this section is not given pursuant to ORS 65.214 within 30 days after the date the written demand or demands are delivered to the corporationís secretary then, regardless of the requirements of subsection (4) of this section, a person signing the demand or demands may set the time and place of the meeting and give notice pursuant to ORS 65.214.

(4) Special meetings of members 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 or fixed in accordance with the bylaws, special meetings shall be held at the corporationís principal office.

(5) Only matters within the purpose or purposes described in the meeting notice required by ORS 65.214 may be conducted at a special meeting of members. [1989 c.1010 §53]

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