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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 7.01: Annual meeting

Section 7.01. ANNUAL MEETING

(a) A corporation shall hold a meeting of shareholders annually at a time stated in or fixed in accordance with the bylaws.

(b) Except as otherwise permitted by section 7.08, annual shareholders' meetings may be held within or without the commonwealth at the place stated in or fixed in accordance with the bylaws. If no place is stated in or fixed in accordance with the bylaws, annual meetings shall be held at the corporation's principal office.

(c) The failure to hold an annual meeting at the time stated in or fixed in accordance with a corporation's bylaws shall not affect the validity of any corporate action.

(d) Unless otherwise provided in the articles of organization, an annual meeting shall be held for the purpose of electing directors and such other purposes as are specified in the notice of the meeting, and only business within such purposes may be conducted at the meeting.