2011 Vermont Code
Title 11B Nonprofit Corporations
§ 1 Corporate records

11B VT Stats § 16.01. (2011 through Adj Sess) What's This?

§ 16.01. Corporate records

(a) A corporation shall keep as permanent records minutes of all meetings of its members and board of directors, a record of all actions taken by the members or directors without a meeting, and a record of all actions taken by committees of the board of directors as authorized by subsection 8.25(d) of this title.

(b) A corporation shall maintain appropriate accounting records.

(c) A corporation or its agent shall maintain a record of its members in a form that permits preparation of a list of the name and address of all members, in alphabetical order by class showing the number of votes each member is entitled to vote.

(d) A corporation shall maintain its records in written form or in another form, including electronic form, capable of conversion into written form within a reasonable time.

(e) A corporation shall keep a copy of the following records at its principal office (or, if none in this state, then the registered office):

(1) its articles or restated articles of incorporation and all amendments to them currently in effect;

(2) its bylaws or restated bylaws and all amendments to them currently in effect;

(3) resolutions adopted by its board of directors relating to the characteristics, qualifications, rights, limitations and obligations of members or any class or category of members;

(4) the minutes of all meetings of members and records of all actions approved by the members for the past three years;

(5) all written or electronic communications to members generally within the past three years, including the financial statements furnished for the past three years under section 16.20 of this title;

(6) a list of the names and business or home addresses of its current directors and officers; and

(7) its most recent biennial report delivered to the secretary of state under section 16.22 of this title. (Added 1995, No. 179 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1997; amended 2009, No. 78 (Adj. Sess.), § 37, eff. April 15, 2010.)

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