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2013 Minnesota Statutes

Chapter 317A. Nonprofit Corporations

Chapter Sections
Section Headnote
317A.001Citation

DEFINITIONS
317A.011Definitions

LEGAL RECOGNITION OF
RECORDS AND SIGNATURES
317A.015Legal Recognition of Electronic Records and Signatures

APPLICATION
317A.021Application and Election
317A.022Election by Certain Chapter 318 Associations
317A.031Transition; Continuation of Legal Acts
317A.041Reservation of Right
317A.051Scope of Chapter
317A.061Foreign Nonprofit Corporations; Sections Applicable

INCORPORATION; ARTICLES
317A.101Purposes
317A.105Incorporators
317A.111Articles
317A.113Private Foundations; Provisions Considered Contained in Articles
317A.115Corporate Name
317A.117Reserved Name
317A.121Registered Office; Registered Agent
317A.123Change of Registered Office or Registered Agent; Change of Name of Registered Agent
317A.131Amendment of Articles
317A.133Procedure for Amendment of Articles
317A.139Articles of Amendment
317A.141Effect of Amendment
317A.151Filing; Effective Date of Articles
317A.155Presumption; Certificate of Incorporation

POWERS
317A.161Powers
317A.163Corporate Seal
317A.165Effect of Lack of Power; Ultra Vires

ORGANIZATION; BYLAWS
317A.171Organization
317A.181Bylaws

BOARD
317A.201Board
317A.203Number
317A.205Qualifications; Election
317A.207Terms
317A.209Expiration of Term; acts Not Void or Voidable
317A.211Compensation
317A.213Classification of Directors
317A.215Cumulative Voting for Directors
317A.221Resignation
317A.223Removal of Directors
317A.225Removal of Appointed Directors
317A.227Vacancies
317A.231Board Meetings
317A.235Quorum
317A.237Act of the Board
317A.239Action Without Meeting
317A.241Committees
317A.251Standard of Conduct
317A.255Director Conflicts of Interest
317A.257Unpaid Directors; Liability for Damages

OFFICERS
317A.301Officers Required
317A.305Duties of Required Officers
317A.311Other Officers
317A.315Multiple Offices
317A.321Officers Considered Elected
317A.331Contract Rights
317A.341Resignation; Removal; Vacancies
317A.351Delegation
317A.361Standard of Conduct

MEMBERS
317A.401Members
317A.403Membership Certificates
317A.405Transfer of Membership
317A.407Liability of Members
317A.409Resignation
317A.411Termination
317A.413Purchase of Memberships
317A.415Delegates
317A.431Annual Meetings of Voting Members
317A.433Special Meetings of Voting Members
317A.434Court-Ordered Meeting of Voting Members
317A.435Notice Requirements
317A.437Record Date; Determining Members Entitled to Notice and Vote
317A.439Members' List for Meeting
317A.441Right to Vote
317A.443Act of the Members
317A.445Unanimous Action Without a Meeting
317A.447Action by Ballot
317A.449Repealed, 2002 c 311 art 3 s 15
317A.450Remote Communications for Member Meetings
317A.451Quorum
317A.453Proxies
317A.455Corporation's Acceptance of Member Act
317A.457Voting Agreements
317A.461Books and Records; Financial Statement
317A.467Equitable Remedies

LOANS; OBLIGATIONS
317A.501Loans; Guarantees; Suretyship
317A.505Advances
317A.521Indemnification

MERGER; CONSOLIDATION; TRANSFER
317A.601Merger, Consolidation, or Transfer
317A.611Plan of Merger or Consolidation
317A.613Plan Approval
317A.615Articles of Merger or Consolidation; Certificate
317A.631Abandonment
317A.641Effective Date of Merger or Consolidation; Effect
317A.643Continuance of Corporate Authority
317A.651Merger or Consolidation with Foreign Corporation
317A.661Transfer of Assets; Required Approval
317A.671Certain Assets Not to Be Diverted

DISSOLUTION
317A.701Methods of Dissolution
317A.711Voluntary Dissolution by Incorporators
317A.721Voluntary Dissolution by Board and Members with Voting Rights
317A.723Filing Notice of Intent to Dissolve; Effect
317A.725Procedure in Dissolution
317A.727Notice to Creditors and Claimants
317A.729Claims in Dissolution
317A.730Statute of Limitations
317A.731Revocation of Dissolution Proceedings
317A.733Articles of Dissolution; Certificate of Dissolution; Effect
317A.735Distribution of Assets
317A.741Supervised Voluntary Dissolution
317A.751Judicial Intervention; Equitable Remedies or Dissolution
317A.753Procedure in Involuntary or Supervised Voluntary Dissolution
317A.755Qualifications of Receivers; Powers
317A.759Filing Claims in Proceedings to Dissolve
317A.763Decree of Dissolution
317A.765Filing Decree
317A.771Deposit with Commissioner of Management and Budget of Amount Due Certain Persons
317A.781Claims Barred; Exceptions
317A.783Right to Sue or Defend after Dissolution
317A.791Omitted Assets
317A.801Repealed, 2011 c 106 s 27
317A.805Repealed, 2011 c 106 s 27

ATTORNEY GENERAL
317A.811Notice to Attorney General; Waiting Period
317A.813Remedial Powers of Attorney General

CORPORATE REGISTRATION
317A.821Initial Corporate Registration with Secretary of State
317A.823Annual Corporate Renewal
317A.825Acceptance of Registration by Secretary of State
317A.827Continuation for Certain Purposes; Reinstatement

ACTIONS AGAINST CORPORATIONS
317A.901Service of Process on Corporation
317A.903State Interested; Proceedings

SPECIAL PROVISIONS
317A.905Chambers of Commerce, Boards of Trade, Exchanges
317A.907Corporations to Secure or Maintain Homes for Dependent Children
317A.909Corporations for Religious Purposes

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