2019 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 47 - Corporations
Chapter 21 - Rural Electric Cooperatives
§ 47-21-20 Bylaw provision dividing area served into districts--Election of directors by districts--District meetings--Proxy voting prohibited.

47-21-20. Bylaw provision dividing area served into districts--Election of directors by districts--District meetings--Proxy voting prohibited. The bylaws may provide for the division of the territory served or to be served by a cooperative into two or more districts for any purpose, including, without limitation, the nomination and election of directors and the election and functioning of district delegates. In such case the bylaws shall prescribe the boundaries of the district, or the manner of establishing such boundaries, and the manner of changing such boundaries, and the manner in which such districts shall function. No member at any district meeting and no district delegate at any meeting shall vote by proxy or by mail. The bylaws may provide that directors may be elected at district director election meetings held for said purpose.

Source: SL 1947, ch 33, § 13; SDC Supp 1960, § 11.2213; SL 2000, ch 220, § 6.

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