Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 351
General and Business Corporations
Section 351.755

August 28, 2014


Definition--election of status.

351.755. 1. A statutory close corporation is a corporation whose articles of incorporation contain a statement that the corporation is a statutory close corporation.

2. A corporation having fifty or fewer shareholders may become a statutory close corporation by amending its articles of incorporation to include the statement required by subsection 1 of this section. The amendment shall be approved by the holders of at least two-thirds of the votes of each class or series of shares of the corporation, voting as a class or series, whether or not otherwise entitled to vote on amendments. If the amendment is adopted, a shareholder who voted against the amendment is entitled to assert dissenters' rights under sections 351.870 to 351.930.

3. The articles of incorporation of a statutory close corporation may set forth the qualifications of shareholders, either by specifying classes of persons who shall be entitled to be holders of record of shares of any class, or by specifying classes of persons who shall not be entitled to be holders of record of shares of any class, or both.

(L. 1990 H.B. 1432)


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