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Idaho Statutes Title 30. Corporations § 30-30-302. General powers

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Unless its articles of incorporation provide otherwise, every corporation has perpetual duration and succession in its corporate name and has the same powers as an individual to do all things necessary or convenient to carry out its affairs including, without limitation, power:

(1) To sue and be sued, complain and defend in its corporate name;

(2) To have a corporate seal, which may be altered at will, and to use it, or a facsimile of it, by impressing or affixing or in any other manner reproducing it;

(3) To make and amend bylaws not inconsistent with its articles of incorporation or with the laws of this state, for regulating and managing the affairs of the corporation;

(4) To purchase, receive, lease or otherwise acquire and to own, hold, improve, use and otherwise deal with real property, including water and water rights, and personal property, or any legal or equitable interest in property, wherever located;

(5) To sell, convey, mortgage, pledge, lease, exchange and otherwise dispose of all or any part of its property;

(6) To purchase, receive, subscribe for or otherwise acquire, own, hold, vote, use, sell, mortgage, lend, pledge, or otherwise dispose of, and deal in and with, shares or other interests in or obligations of any entity;

(7) To make contracts and guaranties, incur liabilities, borrow money, issue notes, bonds and other obligations, and secure any of its obligations by mortgage or pledge of any of its property, franchises or income;

(8) To lend money, invest and reinvest its funds, and receive and hold real and personal property as security for repayment, except as limited by section 30-30-620, Idaho Code;

(9) To be a promoter, partner, member, associate or manager of any partnership, joint venture, trust or other entity;

(10) To conduct its activities, locate offices and exercise the powers granted by this act within or without this state;

(11) To elect or appoint directors, officers, employees and agents of the corporation, define their duties and fix their compensation;

(12) To pay pensions and establish pension plans, pension trusts and other benefit and incentive plans for any or all of its current or former directors, officers, employees and agents;

(13) To make donations not inconsistent with law for the public welfare or for charitable, religious, scientific or educational purposes and for other purposes that further the corporate interest;

(14) To impose dues, assessments, admission and transfer fees upon its members and to levy assessments upon the outstanding shares of stock, of a corporation with capital stock, if authorized by the articles of incorporation of that corporation;

(15) To establish conditions for admission of members, admit members and issue memberships;

(16) To carry on a business; and

(17) To do all things necessary or convenient, not inconsistent with law, to further the activities and affairs of the corporation.

Cite this article: - Idaho Statutes Title 30. Corporations § 30-30-302. General powers - last updated January 01, 2023 |

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