2018 Georgia Code
Title 14 - Corporations, Partnerships, and Associations
Chapter 3 - Nonprofit Corporations
Article 7 - Meetings
Part 1 - General Provisions
§ 14-3-703. Court-ordered meetings

Universal Citation: GA Code § 14-3-703 (2018)
  • (a) The superior court may summarily order a meeting to be held:

    • (1) On application of any member or other person entitled to participate in an annual meeting, or, in the case of a corporation described in paragraph (2) of subsection (a) of Code Section 14-3-1302, the Attorney General, if an annual meeting was not held within the earlier of six months after the end of a fiscal year of the corporation or 15 months after its last annual meeting; or

    • (2) On application of any member or other person entitled to participate in a regular meeting, or, in the case of a corporation described in paragraph (2) of subsection (a) of Code Section 14-3-1302, the Attorney General, if a regular meeting is not held within 40 days after the date it was required to be held; or

    • (3) On application of a member who signed a demand for a special meeting valid under Code Section 14-3-702, a person or persons entitled to call a special meeting, or, in the case of a corporation described in paragraph (2) of subsection (a) of Code Section 14-3-1302, the Attorney General, if:

      • (A) Notice of the special meeting was not given within 30 days after the date the demand was delivered to a corporate officer; or

      • (B) The special meeting was not held in accordance with the notice.

  • (b) After notice to the corporation, the court may fix the time and place of the meeting, specify a record date for determining members entitled to notice of and to vote at the meeting, prescribe the form and content of the meeting notice, fix the quorum required for specific matters to be considered at the meeting (or direct that the votes represented at the meeting constitute a quorum for action on those matters) and enter other orders necessary to accomplish the purpose or purposes of the meeting.

  • (c) If the court orders a meeting, it may also order the corporation to pay the member's or other person's costs (including reasonable counsel fees) incurred to obtain the order.

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