Maine Revised Statutes

§752. Voting of shares

1. Right to vote.  Except as otherwise provided in this section, only a qualified person may vote the shares of a professional corporation.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
2. Proxies.  Only a qualified person may be appointed a proxy to vote shares of a professional corporation.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
3. Voting trusts.  A voting trust with respect to shares of a professional corporation is not valid unless all of its trustees and beneficiaries are qualified persons; except that, if a beneficiary who is a qualified person dies or becomes a disqualified person, a voting trust valid under this subsection continues to be valid for 10 months after the date of death or for 5 months after the disqualification occurred.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
4. Limited voting right.  Any shares transferred to a disqualified person by reason of the death of a qualified person or by operation of law may be voted by such disqualified person only for the purposes of amending the articles of incorporation to convert to a regular business corporation or dissolving the professional corporation.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2001, c. 640, §B2 (NEW). 2001, c. 640, §B7 (AFF).