2015 New York Laws
RCO - Religious Corporations
Article 7 - (Religious Corporations) BAPTIST CHURCHES
133 - Time, place and notice of corporate meetings.
133. Time, place and notice of corporate meetings. The annual corporate meeting of every incorporated Baptist church shall be held at the time and place fixed by or in pursuance of law therefor, if such time and place be so fixed, and otherwise, at a time and place to be fixed by its trustees. A special corporate meeting of any such church may be called by the board of trustees thereof, on its own motion, and shall be called on the written request of at least ten qualified voters of such church. The trustees shall cause notice of the time and place of its annual corporate meeting, and of the names of any trustees whose successors are to be elected thereat; and, if a special meeting, of the business to be transacted thereat, to be publicly read by the minister of such church or any trustee thereof at a regular meeting of the church for public worship, on the two successive Sundays immediately preceding such meeting; or if no such meeting for public worship shall have been held during such period, by conspicuously posting such notice, in writing, upon the outer entrance of the principal place of worship of such church and by mailing a copy of such notice to each member of such church in a securely sealed envelope, postage prepaid, addressed to his last known place of residence, at least two weeks before such meeting.
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