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(1) Any amendment to the articles of association must first be approved by a vote of not less than two-thirds ( 2/3 ) of all the members of the board of directors and then adopted by a vote representing a majority of all the members of the association.
(2) However, if a majority of the members are not present at a meeting of the members of the association to a proposed amendment that has been submitted, then those present shall recess the meeting to a time and place certain, but not sooner than three (3) weeks from the time of recess. Prior to the reconvening of the recessed meeting, notices shall be published each week for three (3) consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the place where the principal office of the association is located. These notices shall state the time, place, and purpose of the recessed meeting. When the meeting reconvenes, the members present shall constitute a quorum, and may take action on the proposed amendment by a majority vote of those present, even if members present are fewer than a majority of the total membership of the association.
(3) Amendments to the articles of association when so adopted shall be certified to by the president and secretary of the association and shall be filed with the Secretary of State. Such certification and filing shall be conclusive evidence of the validity of such amendment.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 79. Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships § 79-19-15. Amending articles - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-79-corporations-associations-and-partnerships/ms-code-sect-79-19-15/
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