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(a) Shares entitled to vote as a separate voting group may take action on a matter at a meeting only if a quorum of those shares exists with respect to that matter. Unless the certificate of incorporation or sections 33-600 to 33-998, inclusive, provide otherwise, a majority of the votes entitled to be cast on the matter by the voting group constitutes a quorum of that voting group for action on that matter.
(b) Once a share is represented for any purpose at a meeting, it is deemed present for quorum purposes for the remainder of the meeting and for any adjournment of that meeting unless a new record date is or must be set for that adjourned meeting.
(c) If a quorum exists, action on a matter, other than the election of directors, by a voting group is approved if the votes cast within the voting group favoring the action exceed the votes cast opposing the action, unless the certificate of incorporation or sections 33-600 to 33-998, inclusive, require a greater number of affirmative votes.
(d) An amendment of the certificate of incorporation adding, changing or deleting a quorum or voting requirement for a voting group greater than specified in subsection (a) or (c) of this section is governed by section 33-711.
(e) The election of directors is governed by section 33-712.
(f) Whenever a provision of sections 33-600 to 33-998, inclusive, provides for voting of classes or series as separate voting groups, the rules provided in subsection (c) of section 33-798 for amendments of the certificate of incorporation apply to that provision.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Connecticut General Statutes Title 33. Corporations § 33-709. Quorum and voting requirements for voting groups - last updated June 28, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ct/title-33-corporations/ct-gen-st-sect-33-709/
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