2018 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 53 - Corporations
Article 18 - Business Corporations; Miscellaneous Provisions
Section 53-18-8 - Action by shareholders without a meeting.
Any action required by the Business Corporation Act to be taken at a meeting of the shareholders of a corporation, or any action which may be taken at a meeting of the shareholders, may be taken without a meeting if a consent in writing, setting forth the action so taken, is signed by all of the shareholders entitled to vote with respect to the subject matter thereof. Such consent has the same effect as a unanimous vote of shareholders, and may be stated as such in any articles or document filed with the commission [secretary of state] under the Business Corporation Act.
History: 1953 Comp., § 51-31-7, enacted by Laws 1967, ch. 81, § 128.
Bracketed material. — The bracketed material was inserted by the compiler and is not part of the law.
Laws 2013, ch. 75, § 9 provided that as of July 1, 2013, the secretary of state, pursuant to N.M. const., Art. 11, § 19, shall assume responsibility for chartering corporations as provided by law, including the performance of the functions of the former corporations bureau of the public regulation commission, and that except for Subsection D of 53-5-8 NMSA 1978, references to the "public regulation commission", "state corporation commission" or "commission" shall be construed to be references to the secretary of state. See 8-4-7 NMSA 1978.
Compiler's notes. — This section is derived from Section 145 of the ABA Model Business Corporation Act.