2015 New York Laws
RCO - Religious Corporations
Article 8 - (Religious Corporations) Churches of the United Church of Christ, Congregational Christian and Independent Churches
170 - Election and salary of ministers.

NY Rel Corps L § 170 (2015) What's This?

170. Election and salary of ministers. The ministers of any such church shall be called, settled or removed and their salaries fixed, only by the vote of a majority of the members of such corporation duly qualified to vote at elections present and voting at a meeting of such corporation specially called for that purpose, in the manner hereinbefore provided for the call of special meetings; and any such corporation may, by its by-laws, make the call, settlement or removal of its ministers dependent upon a concurrent vote of the unincorporated church connected with such corporation; and in that case the concurrence of a majority of the members of such unincorporated church, present and voting at a meeting thereof, called for that purpose, shall be necessary to the call, settlement or removal of such ministers.


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