Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session



Chapter 5

S.P. 18 - L.D. 46

An Act To Allow Nonmember Directors To Serve on the Board of Cooperative Agricultural Associations

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 13 MRSA 1871, sub-1 is amended to read:

1.Membership; term. The business of the association shall be is managed by a board of not less than 3 directors. The directors shall must be members of the association or officers, general managers, directors or members of a member association , except that the members of the association may elect, pursuant to the bylaws of the association, to allow the election of nonmember directors of the association by the board of directors, as long as the number of nonmember directors does not exceed 25% of the total number of duly elected member directors. A director shall hold office for the term for which he the director was named or elected and until his the director's successor is elected and qualified.

Effective September 12, 2009

Office of the Revisor of Statutes
State House, Room 108
Augusta, ME 04333