2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 14A:6-9 - Executive committee; other committees

NJ Rev Stat § 14A:6-9 (2013) What's This?

14A:6-9. Executive committee; other committees
(1) If the certificate of incorporation or the by-laws so provide, the board, by resolution adopted by a majority of the entire board, may appoint from among its members an executive committee and one or more other committees, each of which shall have one or more members. To the extent provided in such resolution, or in the certificate of incorporation or in the by-laws, each such committee shall have and may exercise all the authority of the board, except that no such committee shall

(a) make, alter or repeal any by-law of the corporation;

(b) elect or appoint any director, or remove any officer or director;

(c) submit to shareholders any action that requires shareholders' approval; or

(d) amend or repeal any resolution theretofore adopted by the board which by its terms is amendable or repealable only by the board.

(2) The board, by resolution adopted by a majority of the entire board may,

(a) fill any vacancy in any such committee;

(b) appoint one or more directors to serve as alternate members of any such committee, to act in the absence or disability of members of any such committee with all the powers of such absent or disabled members;

(c) abolish any such committee at its pleasure; and

(d) remove any director from membership on such committee at any time, with or without cause.

(3) Actions taken at a meeting of any such committee shall be reported to the board at its next meeting following such committee meeting; except that, when the meeting of the board is held within 2 days after the committee meeting, such report shall, if not made at the first meeting, be made to the board at its second meeting following such committee meeting.

(4) The designation of any such committee and the delegation thereto of authority shall not operate to relieve the board, or any member thereof, of any responsibility imposed by law.

L.1968, c.350; amended by L.1971, c. 394, s. 1, eff. Jan. 7, 1972; L.1973, c. 366, s. 25, eff. May 1, 1974.

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