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Mississippi Code Title 79. Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships § 79-11-301. Amendment procedure

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Except as provided in Sections 79-11-297 and 79-11-299, amendments to the articles of incorporation shall be made in the following manner:

(a) If there are members entitled to vote thereon, the board of directors shall adopt a resolution setting forth the proposed amendment and directing that it be submitted to a vote at a meeting of members entitled to vote thereon, which may be either an annual or a special meeting.  Written notice setting forth the proposed amendment or a summary of the changes to be effected thereby shall be given to each member entitled to vote at such meeting within the time and in the manner provided in Section 79-11-101 et seq. for the giving of notice of meetings of members.  The proposed amendment shall be adopted upon receiving at least two-thirds ( 2/3 ) of votes cast or a majority of the voting power, whichever is less.

(b) If there are no members, or no members entitled to vote thereon, an amendment shall be adopted at a meeting of the board of directors upon receiving the vote of a majority of the directors in office.

Any number of amendments may be submitted and voted upon at any one meeting.

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