Maine Revised Statutes

§1322-A. Notice of intent to demand payment

1. Preservation of appraisal rights if action taken at a meeting.   If a proposed corporate action requiring appraisal rights under sections 1302 to 1304 is submitted to a vote at a shareholders' meeting, a shareholder who wishes to assert appraisal rights with respect to any class or series of shares:
A. Shall deliver to the corporation before the vote is taken written notice of the shareholder's intent to demand payment if the proposed action is effectuated; and [2007, c. 289, §35 (NEW).]
B. May not vote, or cause or permit to be voted, any shares of the class or series in favor of the proposed action. [2007, c. 289, §35 (NEW).]
[ 2007, c. 289, §35 (NEW) .]
2. Preservation of appraisal rights if action taken by consent.   If a corporate action specified in section 1302 is to be approved by less than unanimous written consent, a shareholder who wishes to assert appraisal rights with respect to any class or series of shares may not sign a consent in favor of the proposed action with respect to that class or series of shares.
[ 2011, c. 274, §68 (AMD) .]
3. Effect of failure to preserve.   A shareholder who fails to satisfy the requirements of subsection 1 or 2 is not entitled to payment under this chapter.
[ 2007, c. 289, §35 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2007, c. 289, §35 (NEW). 2011, c. 274, §68 (AMD).