2021 Wyoming Statutes
Title 17 - Corporations, Partnerships and Associations
Chapter 16 - Wyoming Business Corporation Act
Article 10 - Amendment of Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws
Section 17-16-1003 - Amendment by Board of Directors and Shareholders.
17-16-1003. Amendment by board of directors and shareholders.
(a) If a corporation has issued shares, an amendment to the articles of incorporation shall be adopted in the following manner:
(i) The proposed amendment shall be adopted by the board of directors;
(ii) Except as provided in W.S. 17-16-1005, 17-16-1007 and 17-16-1008, after adopting the proposed amendment the board of directors shall submit the amendment to the shareholders for their approval. The board of directors shall also transmit to the shareholders a recommendation that the shareholders approve the amendment, unless the board of directors makes a determination that because of conflict of interest or other special circumstances it should not make such a recommendation in which case the board of directors shall transmit the basis for that determination to the shareholders;
(iii) The board of directors may condition its submission of the amendment to the shareholders on any basis;
(iv) If the amendment is required to be approved by the shareholders and the approval is to be given at a meeting, the corporation shall notify each shareholder, whether or not entitled to vote, of the shareholders' meeting at which the amendment is to be submitted for approval. The notice shall state that the purpose, or one (1) of the purposes, of the meeting is to consider the amendment and shall contain or be accompanied by a copy of the amendment;
(v) Unless the articles of incorporation, or the board of directors acting pursuant to paragraph (iii) of this subsection require a greater vote or a greater number of shares to be present, approval of the amendment requires the approval of the shareholders at a meeting at which a quorum exists, and, if any class or series of shares is entitled to vote as a separate group on the amendment, except as provided in W.S. 17-16-1004(c), the approval of each such separate voting group at a meeting at which a quorum of the voting group exists.