§ 3304. Election of benefit corporation status.
(a) Amendment.--An existing business corporation may become a benefit corporation by amending its articles so that they contain, in addition to the requirements of section 1306(a) (relating to articles of incorporation), a statement that the corporation is a benefit corporation. The amendment shall not be effective unless it is adopted by at least the minimum status vote.
(b) Fundamental transactions.--If an association that is not a benefit corporation is a party to a merger or division or is the exchanging association in an interest exchange, and the surviving, new or any resulting association in the merger, division or interest exchange is to be a benefit corporation, then the plan of merger, division or interest exchange shall not be effective unless it is adopted by the association by at least the minimum status vote.
(Oct. 22, 2014, P.L.2640, No.172, eff. July 1, 2015)
2014 Amendment. Act 172 amended subsec. (b).
Cross References. Section 3304 is referred to in sections 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, 3305 of this title.Section: Previous 3301 3302 3303 3304 3305 3311 3321 3322 3323 3324 3325 3331 Next
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