Maine Revised Statutes

§1001. Authority to amend

1. Generally.  A corporation may amend its articles of incorporation at any time to add or change a provision that, as of the effective date of the amendment, is required or permitted in the articles of incorporation or to delete a provision that is not required to be contained in the articles of incorporation.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
2. No vested property right.  A shareholder of a corporation does not have a vested property right resulting from any provision in the articles of incorporation, including provisions relating to management, control, capital structure, dividend entitlement or purpose or duration of the corporation.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
3. Organized under special Act.  If a corporation was organized under a special Act of the Legislature, the corporation may amend its articles of incorporation only if:
A. The corporation could now be organized under this Act; or [2001, c. 640, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF).]
B. The proposed amendment would not be materially inconsistent with the special Act creating the corporation. [2001, c. 640, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF).]
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2001, c. 640, §A2 (NEW). 2001, c. 640, §B7 (AFF).