New York Consolidated Laws, Religious Corporations Law - RCO § 163. Time, place and notice of corporate meetings

The annual corporate meeting of every church incorporated under this article shall be held at the time and place fixed by its by-laws, or if no time and place be so fixed, then at a time and place to be first fixed by its trustees, but to be changed only by a by-law adopted at an annual meeting.  A special corporate meeting of any such church may be called by the board of trustees thereof, on its own motion, and shall be called on the written request of at least ten qualified voters of such church.  The trustees shall cause notice of the time and place of its annual corporate meeting, and of the names of any trustees whose successors are to be elected thereat, and if a special meeting, of the business to be transacted thereat, to be publicly read by the minister of such church or any trustees thereof at a regular meeting of the church for public worship, on the two successive Sundays immediately preceding such meeting.

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