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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 13: Scope of by-laws

Section 13. Every corporation may determine by its by-laws the time and place of holding and the manner of conducting its meetings, and, in accordance with sections twenty-one and twenty-two, of electing its officers, the powers, duties and tenure of its officers, the number of its directors, the number of stockholders and of directors necessary to constitute a quorum, the manner of calling regular and special meetings of the directors, the expediency of providing for an executive committee, the number of members thereof, and the duties which may be delegated to it, the method of making demand for payment of subscriptions to its capital stock, the conditions under which a new certificate of stock may be issued in place of a certificate which is alleged to have been lost or destroyed, the method in general of transacting its business and the manner by which the by-laws may be altered, amended or repealed.