2019 Mississippi Code
Title 79 - Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships
Chapter 11 - Nonprofit, Nonshare Corporations and Religious Societies
Mississippi Nonprofit Corporation Act
§ 79-11-197. Annual membership meeting

Universal Citation: MS Code § 79-11-197 (2019)
  • (1) A corporation with members shall hold a membership meeting annually at a time stated in or fixed in accordance with the bylaws.

  • (2) Annual membership meetings may be held in or out of this state at the place stated in or fixed in accordance with the bylaws. If no place is stated in or fixed in accordance with the bylaws, annual meetings shall be held at the corporation’s principal office.

  • (3) At the annual meeting:

    • (a) The president and chief financial officer shall report on the activities and financial condition of the corporation; and

    • (b) The members shall consider and act upon such other matters as may be raised consistent with the requirements of Sections 79-11-205 and 79-11-219.

  • (4) The failure to hold an annual meeting at a time stated in or fixed in accordance with a corporation’s bylaws does not affect the validity of any corporate action.

  • (5) The articles of incorporation or bylaws may provide that an annual or regular meeting of members does not need to be held at a geographic location if the meeting is held by means of the Internet or other electronic communications technology in a fashion pursuant to which the members have the opportunity to read or hear the proceedings substantially concurrently with their occurrence, vote on matters submitted to the members, pose questions, and make comments.

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