2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 180. Business corporations.
180.1815 Termination of statutory close corporation status.


180.1815 Termination of statutory close corporation status.


(1) A statutory close corporation ceases to be subject to ss. 180.1801 to 180.1837 upon the effectiveness of articles of amendment deleting from its articles of incorporation the statement that it is a statutory close corporation. If the corporation has elected under s. 180.1821 not to have a board of directors, the amendment shall also delete the statement in the articles of incorporation to that effect and shall specify the number, names and addresses of its directors.


(2) An amendment under sub. (1) must be approved by the holders of two-thirds of the votes of each class or series of shares of the statutory close corporation, voting as separate voting groups, whether or not the holders are otherwise entitled to vote on amendments.


(3) If the amendment to terminate the corporation's status as a statutory close corporation is approved, a shareholder who did not vote in favor of the amendment is entitled to assert dissenters' rights under ss. 180.1301 to 180.1331.

180.1815 - ANNOT.

History: 1989 a. 303.

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