2019 Georgia Code
Title 46 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation
Chapter 8 - Railroad Companies
Article 3 - Incorporation and Consolidation of Railroad Companies and Requirements as to Directors and Officers
Part 1 - Incorporation, Organization, Subscription of Capital Stock, Selection of Officers and Directors
§ 46-8-44. Subscription to capital stock; par value of stock; subscription to all capital stock as prerequisite to beginning railroad construction

Universal Citation: GA Code § 46-8-44 (2019)
  • (a) When the certificate of incorporation has been issued, the persons named therein, in case they have not subscribed to the entire capital stock, may open books of subscription to complete the subscription to the capital stock of the company, in such places and after giving such notice as they may deem expedient, and may from time to time receive subscriptions until all of the capital stock is subscribed to.

  • (b) The capital stock of the company shall be divided into shares of $100.00 each.

  • (c) The company shall not begin the construction of the railroad until all of the capital stock specified in the petition for incorporation has been subscribed to.


Ga. L. 1892, p. 37, § 4; Civil Code 1895, §§ 2162, 2164; Civil Code 1910, §§ 2580, 2582; Code 1933, § 94-201.

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