§ 1702. Manner of giving notice.
(a) General rule.--
(1) Any notice required to be given to any person under the provisions of this subpart or by the articles or bylaws of any business corporation shall be given to the person either personally or by sending a copy thereof:
(i) By first class or express mail, postage prepaid, or courier service, charges prepaid, to his postal address appearing on the books of the corporation or, in the case of directors, supplied by him to the corporation for the purpose of notice. Notice pursuant to this subparagraph shall be deemed to have been given to the person entitled thereto when deposited in the United States mail or with a courier service for delivery to that person.
(ii) By facsimile transmission, e-mail or other electronic communication to his facsimile number or address for e-mail or other electronic communications supplied by him to the corporation for the purpose of notice. Notice pursuant to this subparagraph shall be deemed to have been given to the person entitled thereto when sent.
(2) A notice of meeting shall specify the day and hour and geographic location, if any, of the meeting and any other information required by any other provision of this subpart.
(b) Adjourned shareholder meetings.--When a meeting of shareholders is adjourned, it shall not be necessary to give any notice of the adjourned meeting or of the business to be transacted at an adjourned meeting, other than by announcement at the meeting at which the adjournment is taken, unless the board fixes a new record date for the adjourned meeting or this subpart requires notice of the business to be transacted and such notice has not previously been given.
(c) Bulk mail notice.--A corporation that is not a closely held corporation and that gives notice by mail of any regular or special meeting of the shareholders (or any other notice required by this subpart or by the articles or bylaws to be given to all shareholders or to all holders of a class or series of shares) at least 20 days prior to the day named for the meeting or any corporate or shareholder action specified in the notice may use any class of postpaid mail.
(d) Cross reference.--See section 3133 (relating to notice of meetings of members of mutual insurance companies).
(Dec. 19, 1990, P.L.834, No.198, eff. imd.; June 22, 2001, P.L.418, No.34, eff. 60 days)
2001 Amendment. Act 34 amended subsec. (a).
Cross References. Section 1702 is referred to in sections 1759, 1766, 2545 of this title.Section: Previous 1701 1702 1703 1704 1705 1706 1707 1708 1709 1711 1712 1713 1714 1715 Next
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