1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, if a member of a member-managed limited
liability company or manager of a manager-managed limited liability company consents
to a distribution made in violation of section 489.405 and in consenting to the distribution fails to comply with section 489.409, the member or manager is personally liable to the company for the amount of the
distribution that exceeds the amount that could have been distributed without the
violation of section 489.405.
2. To the extent the operating agreement of a member-managed limited liability company
expressly relieves a member of the authority and responsibility to consent to distributions
and imposes that authority and responsibility on one or more other members, the liability
stated in subsection 1 applies to the other members and not the member that the operating
agreement relieves of authority and responsibility.
3. A person that receives a distribution knowing that the distribution to that person
was made in violation of section 489.405 is personally liable to the limited liability company but only to the extent that
the distribution received by the person exceeded the amount that could have been properly
paid under section 489.405.
4. A person against which an action is commenced because the person is liable under
subsection 1 may do all of the following:
a. Implead any other person that is subject to liability under subsection 1 and seek
to compel contribution from the person.
b. Implead any person that received a distribution in violation of subsection 3 and
seek to compel contribution from the person in the amount the person received in violation
of subsection 3.
5. An action under this section is barred if not commenced within two years after
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