State of Illinois
2009 and 2010


Introduced 2/10/2009, by Sen. Linda Holmes


805 ILCS 105/107.50   from Ch. 32, par. 107.50

     Amends the General Not For Profit Corporation Act of 1986. Provides that voting members or their proxies, belonging to a not-for-profit corporation, may conduct elections for directors, officers, or representatives by mail, email, or other electronic means if the corporation's bylaws so provide (instead of conducting elections for directors and officers exclusively by first-class mail only).

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1     AN ACT concerning business.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The General Not For Profit Corporation Act of
5 1986 is amended by changing Section 107.50 as follows:
6     (805 ILCS 105/107.50)  (from Ch. 32, par. 107.50)
7     Sec. 107.50. Proxies. A member entitled to vote may vote in
8 person or, unless the articles of incorporation or the bylaws
9 otherwise provide, by proxy executed in writing by the member
10 or by that member's duly authorized attorney-in-fact. No proxy
11 shall be valid after 11 months from the date of its execution,
12 unless otherwise provided in the proxy. Where directors, or
13 officers, or representatives are to be elected by members, the
14 bylaws may provide that such elections may be conducted by
15 mail, email, or other electronic means.
16 (Source: P.A. 84-1423.)