Texas Business Organizations Code - BUS ORG § 21.169. Terms and Conditions of Rights and Options
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(a) The terms and conditions of rights or options may include restrictions or conditions that:
(1) prohibit or limit the exercise, transfer, or receipt of the rights or options by certain persons or classes of persons, including:
(A) a person who beneficially owns or offers to acquire a specified number or percentage of the outstanding common shares, voting power, or other securities of the corporation; or
(B) a transferee of a person described by Paragraph (A); or
(2) invalidate or void the rights or options held by a person or transferee described by Subdivision (1).
(b) Rights or options created or issued before the effective date of this code that comply with this section and are not in conflict with other provisions of this code are ratified.
(c) Unless otherwise provided under the terms of rights or options or the agreement or plan under which the rights or options are issued, the authority to grant, amend, redeem, extend, or replace the rights or options on behalf of a corporation is vested exclusively in the board of directors of the corporation. A bylaw may not require the board to grant, amend, redeem, extend, or replace the rights or options.
(d) The terms of rights or options or the agreement or plan under which the rights or options are issued may provide that the board of directors by resolution may authorize one or more officers of the corporation to:
(1) designate officers and employees of the corporation or of any subsidiary of the corporation to receive rights or options created by the corporation; or
(2) determine the number of rights or options to be received under Subdivision (1).
(e) A resolution adopted under Subsection (d)(1) must specify the total number of rights or options the authorized officer or officers may award. An officer may not be designated as a recipient of any rights or options that the officer is authorized to award under Subsection (d)(1).
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