2021 Georgia Code
Title 46 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation
Chapter 3 - Electrical Service
Article 4 - Electric Membership Corporations and Foreign Electric Cooperatives
Part 6 - Directors and Officers
§ 46-3-300. Dissent by a Director

Universal Citation: GA Code § 46-3-300 (2021)

A director of an electric membership corporation who is present at a meeting of the electric membership corporation's board of directors at which action on any corporate matter is taken shall be presumed to have assented to the action unless:

  1. He votes against such action if a vote is taken; and
  2. His dissent is entered in the minutes of the meeting, or he files his written dissent to such action with the person acting as secretary of the meeting before the adjournment thereof, or he forwards such dissent by registered or certified mail or statutory overnight delivery to the secretary of the electric membership corporation within 48 hours after the adjournment of the meeting.

(Code 1933, § 34C-615, enacted by Ga. L. 1981, p. 1587, § 1; Ga. L. 2000, p. 1589, § 3.)

Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 2000, p. 1589, § 16, not codified by the General Assembly, provides that the amendment to paragraph (2) is applicable with respect to notices delivered on or after July 1, 2000.

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 19 Am. Jur. 2d, Corporations, §§ 1311, 1335, 1337, 1339, 1340, 1848, 1849, 1855-1857, 1866, 1876.

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