CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, AND PROPRIETORS OF COMMON LANDS
293-C:5 Termination of Benefit Corporation Status.
I. A benefit corporation may terminate its status as such and cease to be subject to this chapter by amending its articles of incorporation to delete the provision required by RSA 293-C:3 or RSA 293-C:4, I to be stated in the articles of a benefit corporation. In order to be effective, the amendment shall be adopted by at least the minimum status vote.
II. The following rules apply to a merger, interest exchange, or conversion:
(a) Except as provided in subparagraph (b), if a plan of merger, conversion, or share exchange would have the effect of terminating the status of a business corporation as a benefit corporation, the plan shall be adopted by at least the minimum status vote in order to be effective.
(b) Subparagraph (a) shall not apply in the case of a corporation that is a party to a merger if the shareholders of the corporation are not entitled to vote on the merger pursuant to RSA 293-A:11.05.
III. Any sale, lease, exchange, or other disposition of all or substantially all of the assets of a benefit corporation, unless the transaction is in the usual and regular course of business, shall not be effective unless the transaction is approved by at least the minimum status vote.
Source. 2014, 216:1, eff. Jan. 1, 2015.