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Statutes > California > Fin > 6150-6157

FINANCIAL CODE
SECTION 6150-6157



6150.  (a) The business of each association shall be directed by a
board of directors elected by ballot by a plurality of the votes of
the members or stockholders present or voting by proxy.
   (b) Each director and officer of an association has a legal
responsibility and fiduciary duty to administer the affairs of and
provide sound management to the association.
   (c) In the case of an association which converts from a mutual
association to a stock association, for a period of up to five years
from the date of conversion, cumulative voting shall not be required
in the election of directors unless otherwise provided in the
association's articles of incorporation.



6151.  No person shall be eligible for election or shall serve as a
director or officer of an association who has been convicted of a
criminal offense involving dishonesty or a breach of trust.



6152.  (a) A director shall automatically cease to be a director
upon becoming the subject of an order for relief in bankruptcy or
upon conviction of a criminal offense involving dishonesty or a
breach of trust.
   (b) In the case of an association which converts from a mutual
association to a stock association, for a period of up to five years
from the date of the conversion, a director may not otherwise be
removed except for cause on the affirmative vote of a majority of the
votes of members or stockholders eligible to be cast at a legal
meeting.


6153.  Directors shall be elected for periods of three years and
until their successors are elected and qualified, but provision shall
be made for the election of approximately one-third of the board of
directors each year.


6154.  If the members or stockholders fail to elect a director to
fill each vacancy created by an increase in the number of directors,
the current directors may fill the vacancy by electing a director to
serve until the next annual meeting of the members or stockholders at
which time a director shall be elected to fill the vacancy for the
unexpired term for the class of directors in which the vacancy
exists.



6155.  Whenever the number of directors is changed and vacancies
caused by the change are filled, the directors so elected shall be
elected to terms in accordance with the provisions of Section 6153.



6156.  (a) Any vacancy among directors, not filled by the members or
stockholders, may be filled by a majority vote of the remaining
directors, though less than a quorum, by electing a director to serve
until the next annual meeting of the members or stockholders, at
which time a director shall be elected to fill the vacancy for the
unexpired term for the class of director in which the vacancy exists.
   (b) In the event of a vacancy on the board of directors from any
cause, the remaining directors shall have full power and authority to
continue direction of the association until the vacancy is filled.



6157.  Every savings association subject to the new director or
senior executive officer notice requirements of Section 32 of the
Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. Sec. 1831i) based upon
recent chartering or change of control or failure to maintain the
minimum required capital or otherwise troubled condition shall
provide the commissioner, at the same time the notice is submitted to
the appropriate federal agency, with a copy of the notification
submitted in compliance with that requirement.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Fin > 6150-6157

FINANCIAL CODE
SECTION 6150-6157



6150.  (a) The business of each association shall be directed by a
board of directors elected by ballot by a plurality of the votes of
the members or stockholders present or voting by proxy.
   (b) Each director and officer of an association has a legal
responsibility and fiduciary duty to administer the affairs of and
provide sound management to the association.
   (c) In the case of an association which converts from a mutual
association to a stock association, for a period of up to five years
from the date of conversion, cumulative voting shall not be required
in the election of directors unless otherwise provided in the
association's articles of incorporation.



6151.  No person shall be eligible for election or shall serve as a
director or officer of an association who has been convicted of a
criminal offense involving dishonesty or a breach of trust.



6152.  (a) A director shall automatically cease to be a director
upon becoming the subject of an order for relief in bankruptcy or
upon conviction of a criminal offense involving dishonesty or a
breach of trust.
   (b) In the case of an association which converts from a mutual
association to a stock association, for a period of up to five years
from the date of the conversion, a director may not otherwise be
removed except for cause on the affirmative vote of a majority of the
votes of members or stockholders eligible to be cast at a legal
meeting.


6153.  Directors shall be elected for periods of three years and
until their successors are elected and qualified, but provision shall
be made for the election of approximately one-third of the board of
directors each year.


6154.  If the members or stockholders fail to elect a director to
fill each vacancy created by an increase in the number of directors,
the current directors may fill the vacancy by electing a director to
serve until the next annual meeting of the members or stockholders at
which time a director shall be elected to fill the vacancy for the
unexpired term for the class of directors in which the vacancy
exists.



6155.  Whenever the number of directors is changed and vacancies
caused by the change are filled, the directors so elected shall be
elected to terms in accordance with the provisions of Section 6153.



6156.  (a) Any vacancy among directors, not filled by the members or
stockholders, may be filled by a majority vote of the remaining
directors, though less than a quorum, by electing a director to serve
until the next annual meeting of the members or stockholders, at
which time a director shall be elected to fill the vacancy for the
unexpired term for the class of director in which the vacancy exists.
   (b) In the event of a vacancy on the board of directors from any
cause, the remaining directors shall have full power and authority to
continue direction of the association until the vacancy is filled.



6157.  Every savings association subject to the new director or
senior executive officer notice requirements of Section 32 of the
Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. Sec. 1831i) based upon
recent chartering or change of control or failure to maintain the
minimum required capital or otherwise troubled condition shall
provide the commissioner, at the same time the notice is submitted to
the appropriate federal agency, with a copy of the notification
submitted in compliance with that requirement.



State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Fin > 6150-6157

FINANCIAL CODE
SECTION 6150-6157



6150.  (a) The business of each association shall be directed by a
board of directors elected by ballot by a plurality of the votes of
the members or stockholders present or voting by proxy.
   (b) Each director and officer of an association has a legal
responsibility and fiduciary duty to administer the affairs of and
provide sound management to the association.
   (c) In the case of an association which converts from a mutual
association to a stock association, for a period of up to five years
from the date of conversion, cumulative voting shall not be required
in the election of directors unless otherwise provided in the
association's articles of incorporation.



6151.  No person shall be eligible for election or shall serve as a
director or officer of an association who has been convicted of a
criminal offense involving dishonesty or a breach of trust.



6152.  (a) A director shall automatically cease to be a director
upon becoming the subject of an order for relief in bankruptcy or
upon conviction of a criminal offense involving dishonesty or a
breach of trust.
   (b) In the case of an association which converts from a mutual
association to a stock association, for a period of up to five years
from the date of the conversion, a director may not otherwise be
removed except for cause on the affirmative vote of a majority of the
votes of members or stockholders eligible to be cast at a legal
meeting.


6153.  Directors shall be elected for periods of three years and
until their successors are elected and qualified, but provision shall
be made for the election of approximately one-third of the board of
directors each year.


6154.  If the members or stockholders fail to elect a director to
fill each vacancy created by an increase in the number of directors,
the current directors may fill the vacancy by electing a director to
serve until the next annual meeting of the members or stockholders at
which time a director shall be elected to fill the vacancy for the
unexpired term for the class of directors in which the vacancy
exists.



6155.  Whenever the number of directors is changed and vacancies
caused by the change are filled, the directors so elected shall be
elected to terms in accordance with the provisions of Section 6153.



6156.  (a) Any vacancy among directors, not filled by the members or
stockholders, may be filled by a majority vote of the remaining
directors, though less than a quorum, by electing a director to serve
until the next annual meeting of the members or stockholders, at
which time a director shall be elected to fill the vacancy for the
unexpired term for the class of director in which the vacancy exists.
   (b) In the event of a vacancy on the board of directors from any
cause, the remaining directors shall have full power and authority to
continue direction of the association until the vacancy is filled.



6157.  Every savings association subject to the new director or
senior executive officer notice requirements of Section 32 of the
Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. Sec. 1831i) based upon
recent chartering or change of control or failure to maintain the
minimum required capital or otherwise troubled condition shall
provide the commissioner, at the same time the notice is submitted to
the appropriate federal agency, with a copy of the notification
submitted in compliance with that requirement.


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