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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XXII CORPORATIONS
  • CHAPTER 156D BUSINESS CORPORATIONS
  • Section 7.08 Meetings by remote communications; remote participation in meetings

Section 7.08. MEETINGS BY REMOTE COMMUNICATIONS; REMOTE PARTICIPATION IN MEETINGS

Unless otherwise provided in the articles of organization or bylaws, if authorized by the board of directors: any annual or special meeting of shareholders need not be held at any place but may instead be held solely by means of remote communication, unless the corporation is a public corporation; and subject to such guidelines and procedures as the board of directors may adopt, shareholders and proxyholders not physically present at a meeting of shareholders may, by means of remote communications:

(1) participate in a meeting of shareholders; and

(2) be deemed present in person and vote at a meeting of shareholders whether such meeting is to be held at a designated place or solely by means of remote communication, provided that:

(i) the corporation shall implement reasonable measures to verify that each person deemed present and permitted to vote at the meeting by means of remote communication is a stockholder or proxyholder;

(ii) the corporation shall implement reasonable measures to provide such shareholders and proxyholders a reasonable opportunity to participate in the meeting and to vote on matters submitted to the shareholders, including an opportunity to read or hear the proceedings of the meeting substantially concurrently with such proceedings; and

(iii) if any stockholder or proxyholder votes or takes other action at the meeting by means of remote communication, a record of such vote or other action shall be maintained by the corporation.