Maine Revised Statutes

§345. Conversion; investor to mutual ownership

With the superintendent's approval, and in accordance with the provisions of this section and rules adopted under this section, a financial institution organized under chapter 31 may convert to a financial institution organized under chapter 32, if this conversion is conducted in a manner fair and equitable to its investors, in the following manner. [1997, c. 398, Pt. F, §5 (AMD).]

1. Procedure.  The governing body must adopt and approve by a 2/3 vote a conversion plan that addresses conditions as the superintendent may require.
[ 1997, c. 398, Pt. F, §5 (AMD) .]
1-A. Vote of investors.  The conversion plan, as approved by the superintendent, must be submitted to the investors for their approval at an annual meeting or at a special meeting called for that purpose. Approval requires a majority vote of investors, unless a higher percentage is required by the institution's organizational documents.
[ 1997, c. 398, Pt. F, §5 (NEW) .]
2. Dissenting investor.  The rights of any investors not voting for the conversion plan are as set forth in section 352, subsection 5.
[ 1997, c. 398, Pt. F, §5 (AMD) .]
1975, c. 500, §1 (NEW). 1997, c. 398, §F5 (AMD).