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Statutes > Connecticut > Title33 > Chap601

Sec. 33-600. Short title: Connecticut Business Corporation Act.
Sec. 33-601. Construction of statutes.
Sec. 33-602. Definitions.
Sec. 33-603. Notice.
Sec. 33-604. Number of shareholders.
Sec. 33-605. Qualified director.
Secs. 33-606 and 33-607.
Sec. 33-608. Filing requirements.
Sec. 33-609. Forms. Mailing address.
Sec. 33-610. Effective time and date of document.
Sec. 33-611. Correcting filed document.
Sec. 33-612. Filing duty of Secretary of the State.
Sec. 33-613. Appeal from Secretary of the State's refusal to file document.
Sec. 33-614. Evidentiary effect of copy of filed document.
Sec. 33-615. Certificate of existence or authorization.
Sec. 33-616. Penalty for signing false document.
Sec. 33-617. Fees payable to Secretary of the State.
Sec. 33-618. Franchise tax.
Secs. 33-619 to 33-621.
Sec. 33-622. Powers of Secretary of the State.
Sec. 33-623. Regulations regarding electronic filing.
Sec. 33-624. Interrogatories by Secretary of the State.
Secs. 33-625 to 33-634.
Sec. 33-635. Incorporators.
Sec. 33-636. Certificate of incorporation.
Sec. 33-637. Incorporation.
Sec. 33-638. Liability for preincorporation transactions.
Sec. 33-639. Organization of corporation.
Sec. 33-640. Bylaws.
Sec. 33-641. Emergency bylaws.
Secs. 33-642 to 33-644.
Sec. 33-645. Purposes.
Sec. 33-646. Authorization to form corporation to transact insurance business.
Sec. 33-647. General powers.
Sec. 33-648. Emergency powers.
Sec. 33-649. Ultra vires.
Secs. 33-650 to 33-654.
Sec. 33-655. Corporate name.
Sec. 33-656. Reserved name.
Sec. 33-657. Registered name.
Secs. 33-658 and 33-659.
Sec. 33-660. Registered office and registered agent.
Sec. 33-661. Change of registered office or registered agent.
Sec. 33-662. Resignation of registered agent.
Sec. 33-663. Service of process on corporation.
Sec. 33-664.
Sec. 33-665. Authorized shares.
Sec. 33-666. Terms of class or series of shares.
Sec. 33-667. Issued and outstanding shares.
Sec. 33-668. Fractional shares.
Secs. 33-669 and 33-670.
Sec. 33-671. Subscription for shares before incorporation.
Sec. 33-672. Issuance of shares.
Sec. 33-673. Liability of shareholders.
Sec. 33-674. Share dividends.
Sec. 33-675. Share options.
Sec. 33-676. Form and content of certificates.
Sec. 33-677. Shares without certificates.
Sec. 33-678. Restriction on transfer of shares and other securities.
Sec. 33-679. Expense of issue.
Sec. 33-680. Surrender of share certificates.
Secs. 33-681 and 33-682.
Sec. 33-683. Shareholder's preemptive rights.
Sec. 33-684. Corporation's acquisition of its own shares.
Secs. 33-685 and 33-686.
Sec. 33-687. Distributions to shareholders.
Secs. 33-688 to 33-694.
Sec. 33-695. Annual meeting.
Sec. 33-696. Special meeting.
Sec. 33-697. Court-ordered meeting.
Sec. 33-698. Action without meeting.
Sec. 33-699. Notice of meeting.
Sec. 33-700. Waiver of notice.
Sec. 33-701. Record date.
Sec. 33-702. Chairperson to preside.
Sec. 33-703.
Sec. 33-704. Shareholders' list for meeting.
Sec. 33-705. Voting entitlement of shares.
Sec. 33-706. Proxies.
Sec. 33-707. Shares held by nominees.
Sec. 33-708. Corporation's acceptance or rejection of votes.
Sec. 33-709. Quorum and voting requirements for voting groups.
Sec. 33-710. Action by single and multiple voting groups.
Sec. 33-711. Greater quorum or voting requirement.
Sec. 33-712. Voting for directors. Cumulative voting.
Sec. 33-713. Inspectors.
Sec. 33-714.
Sec. 33-715. Voting trust.
Sec. 33-716. Voting agreement.
Sec. 33-717. Shareholder agreement.
Secs. 33-718 and 33-719.
Sec. 33-720. Derivative proceedings. Definitions.
Sec. 33-721. Standing.
Sec. 33-722. Demand.
Sec. 33-723. Stay of proceedings.
Sec. 33-724. Dismissal.
Sec. 33-725. Discontinuance or settlement.
Sec. 33-726. Payment of expenses.
Sec. 33-727. Applicability to foreign corporations.
Secs. 33-728 to 33-734.
Sec. 33-735. Requirements for and duties of board of directors.
Sec. 33-736. Qualifications of directors.
Sec. 33-737. Number and election of directors.
Sec. 33-738. Election of directors by certain classes of shareholders.
Sec. 33-739. Terms of directors generally.
Sec. 33-740. Staggered terms for directors.
Sec. 33-741. Resignation of directors.
Sec. 33-742. Removal of directors by shareholders.
Sec. 33-743. Removal of directors by judicial proceeding.
Sec. 33-744. Vacancy on board of directors.
Sec. 33-745. Compensation of directors.
Secs. 33-746 and 33-747.
Sec. 33-748. Meetings.
Sec. 33-749. Action without meeting.
Sec. 33-750. Notice of meeting.
Sec. 33-751. Waiver of notice.
Sec. 33-752. Quorum and voting.
Sec. 33-753. Committees.
Secs. 33-754 and 33-755.
Sec. 33-756. General standards for directors.
Sec. 33-757. Liability for unlawful distribution.
Secs. 33-758 to 33-762.
Sec. 33-763. Officers.
Sec. 33-764. Functions of officers.
Sec. 33-765. Standards of conduct for officers.
Sec. 33-766. Resignation and removal of officers.
Sec. 33-767. Contract rights of officers.
Secs. 33-768 and 33-769.
Sec. 33-770. Definitions.
Sec. 33-771. Permissible indemnification.
Sec. 33-772. Mandatory indemnification.
Sec. 33-773. Advance for expenses.
Sec. 33-774. Court-ordered indemnification and advance for expenses.
Sec. 33-775. Determination and authorization of indemnification.
Sec. 33-776. Indemnification of and advance for expenses to officers, employees and agents.
Sec. 33-777. Insurance.
Sec. 33-778. Variation by corporate action.
Sec. 33-779. Exclusivity of provisions.
Sec. 33-780.
Sec. 33-781. Definitions.
Sec. 33-782. Judicial action.
Sec. 33-783. Directors' action.
Sec. 33-784. Shareholders' action.
Sec. 33-785. Taking advantage of a business opportunity.
Secs. 33-786 to 33-794.
Sec. 33-795. Authority to amend.
Sec. 33-796. Amendment by board of directors.
Sec. 33-797. Amendment by board of directors and shareholders.
Sec. 33-798. Voting on amendments by voting groups.
Sec. 33-799. Amendment before issuance of shares.
Sec. 33-800. Certificate of amendment.
Sec. 33-801. Restated certificate of incorporation.
Sec. 33-802. Amendment pursuant to reorganization.
Sec. 33-803. Effect of amendment.
Secs. 33-804 and 33-805.
Sec. 33-806. Amendment by shareholders or board of directors.
Sec. 33-807. Bylaw increasing quorum or voting requirement for shareholders.
Sec. 33-808. Bylaw increasing quorum or voting requirement for directors.
Secs. 33-809 to 33-813.
Sec. 33-814. Definitions.
Sec. 33-815. Merger.
Sec. 33-816. Share exchange.
Sec. 33-817. Action on plan of merger or share exchange.
Sec. 33-818. Merger of subsidiary.
Sec. 33-819. Certificate of merger or share exchange.
Sec. 33-820. Effect of merger or share exchange.
Sec. 33-821. Merger or share exchange with foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-821a. Abandoned merger or share exchange.
Secs. 33-822 to 33-829.
Sec. 33-830. Sale or other disposition of assets in regular course of business. Mortgage or other encumbrance, transfer or distribution of assets.
Sec. 33-831. Sale or other disposition of assets leaving no significant continuing business activity.
Secs. 33-832 to 33-839.
Sec. 33-840. Business combinations. Definitions.
Sec. 33-841. Approval of business combination.
Sec. 33-842. Exceptions.
Sec. 33-843. Business combinations. Definitions.
Sec. 33-844. Business combination with interested shareholder prohibited for five years unless approved by board of directors.
Sec. 33-845. Excepted business combinations.
Secs. 33-846 to 33-854.
Sec. 33-855. Definitions.
Sec. 33-856. Right to appraisal.
Sec. 33-857. Assertion of rights by nominees and beneficial owners.
Secs. 33-858 and 33-859.
Sec. 33-860. Notice of appraisal rights.
Sec. 33-861. Notice of intent to demand payment.
Sec. 33-862. Appraisal notice and form.
Sec. 33-863. Perfection of rights. Right to withdraw.
Sec. 33-864. Share restrictions.
Sec. 33-865. Payment.
Sec. 33-866. Failure to take action.
Sec. 33-867. After-acquired shares.
Sec. 33-868. Procedure if shareholder dissatisfied with payment or offer.
Secs. 33-869 and 33-870.
Sec. 33-871. Court action.
Sec. 33-872. Court costs and counsel fees.
Secs. 33-873 to 33-879.
Sec. 33-880. Dissolution by incorporators or initial directors.
Sec. 33-881. Dissolution by board of directors and shareholders.
Sec. 33-882. Certificate of dissolution.
Sec. 33-883. Revocation of dissolution.
Sec. 33-884. Effect of dissolution.
Sec. 33-885. Requirements prior to final liquidating distribution of assets.
Sec. 33-886. Known claims against dissolved corporation.
Sec. 33-887. Unknown claims against dissolved corporation.
Sec. 33-887a. Proceeding for determination of security for payment of contingent or unknown claims or claims arising after dissolution.
Sec. 33-887b. Duties of directors of dissolved corporation.
Secs. 33-888 and 33-889.
Sec. 33-890. Administrative dissolution.
Sec. 33-891. Effect of administrative dissolution.
Sec. 33-892. Reinstatement following administrative dissolution.
Sec. 33-893. Appeal from refusal of reinstatement.
Secs. 33-894 and 33-895.
Sec. 33-896. Grounds for judicial dissolution.
Sec. 33-897. Procedure for judicial dissolution.
Sec. 33-898. Receivership or custodianship.
Sec. 33-899. Decree of dissolution.
Sec. 33-900. Election to purchase in lieu of dissolution.
Secs. 33-901 and 33-902.
Sec. 33-903. Deposit of assets with State Treasurer or other state official.
Secs. 33-904 to 33-909.
Sec. 33-910. Provisions applicable to specially chartered corporations.
Sec. 33-911. Formation of specially chartered corporation.
Sec. 33-912. Amendment of special charter.
Sec. 33-913. Surrender of charter and reincorporation.
Sec. 33-914. Franchise tax.
Secs. 33-915 to 33-919.
Sec. 33-920. Authority to transact business required.
Sec. 33-921. Consequences of transacting business without authority.
Sec. 33-921a. Limited amnesty for foreign corporation transacting business without authority.
Sec. 33-922. Application for certificate of authority.
Sec. 33-923. Amended certificate of authority.
Sec. 33-924. Effect of certificate of authority.
Sec. 33-925. Corporate name of foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-926. Registered office and registered agent of foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-927. Change of registered office or registered agent of foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-928. Resignation of registered agent of foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-929. Service of process on foreign corporation.
Secs. 33-930 and 33-931.
Sec. 33-932. Withdrawal of foreign corporation.
Secs. 33-933 and 33-934.
Sec. 33-935. Grounds for revocation.
Sec. 33-936. Procedure for and effect of revocation.
Sec. 33-937. Appeal from revocation.
Secs. 33-938 to 33-944.
Sec. 33-945. Corporate records.
Sec. 33-946. Inspection of records by shareholders.
Sec. 33-947. Scope of inspection right.
Sec. 33-948. Court-ordered inspection.
Sec. 33-949. Inspection of records by directors.
Sec. 33-950. Exception to notice requirement.
Sec. 33-951. Financial statements for shareholders.
Sec. 33-952. Other reports to shareholders.
Sec. 33-953. Reports.
Sec. 33-954. Failure to file report. Incorrect report.
Sec. 33-955. Interim notice of change of director or officer.
Secs. 33-956 to 33-994.
Sec. 33-995. Applicability to domestic corporations in existence on January 1, 1997.
Sec. 33-996. Applicability to qualified foreign corporations.
Sec. 33-997. Saving provisions.
Sec. 33-997a. Reservation of power to amend or repeal.
Sec. 33-998. Severability.
Sec. 33-999.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Connecticut > Title33 > Chap601

Sec. 33-600. Short title: Connecticut Business Corporation Act.
Sec. 33-601. Construction of statutes.
Sec. 33-602. Definitions.
Sec. 33-603. Notice.
Sec. 33-604. Number of shareholders.
Sec. 33-605. Qualified director.
Secs. 33-606 and 33-607.
Sec. 33-608. Filing requirements.
Sec. 33-609. Forms. Mailing address.
Sec. 33-610. Effective time and date of document.
Sec. 33-611. Correcting filed document.
Sec. 33-612. Filing duty of Secretary of the State.
Sec. 33-613. Appeal from Secretary of the State's refusal to file document.
Sec. 33-614. Evidentiary effect of copy of filed document.
Sec. 33-615. Certificate of existence or authorization.
Sec. 33-616. Penalty for signing false document.
Sec. 33-617. Fees payable to Secretary of the State.
Sec. 33-618. Franchise tax.
Secs. 33-619 to 33-621.
Sec. 33-622. Powers of Secretary of the State.
Sec. 33-623. Regulations regarding electronic filing.
Sec. 33-624. Interrogatories by Secretary of the State.
Secs. 33-625 to 33-634.
Sec. 33-635. Incorporators.
Sec. 33-636. Certificate of incorporation.
Sec. 33-637. Incorporation.
Sec. 33-638. Liability for preincorporation transactions.
Sec. 33-639. Organization of corporation.
Sec. 33-640. Bylaws.
Sec. 33-641. Emergency bylaws.
Secs. 33-642 to 33-644.
Sec. 33-645. Purposes.
Sec. 33-646. Authorization to form corporation to transact insurance business.
Sec. 33-647. General powers.
Sec. 33-648. Emergency powers.
Sec. 33-649. Ultra vires.
Secs. 33-650 to 33-654.
Sec. 33-655. Corporate name.
Sec. 33-656. Reserved name.
Sec. 33-657. Registered name.
Secs. 33-658 and 33-659.
Sec. 33-660. Registered office and registered agent.
Sec. 33-661. Change of registered office or registered agent.
Sec. 33-662. Resignation of registered agent.
Sec. 33-663. Service of process on corporation.
Sec. 33-664.
Sec. 33-665. Authorized shares.
Sec. 33-666. Terms of class or series of shares.
Sec. 33-667. Issued and outstanding shares.
Sec. 33-668. Fractional shares.
Secs. 33-669 and 33-670.
Sec. 33-671. Subscription for shares before incorporation.
Sec. 33-672. Issuance of shares.
Sec. 33-673. Liability of shareholders.
Sec. 33-674. Share dividends.
Sec. 33-675. Share options.
Sec. 33-676. Form and content of certificates.
Sec. 33-677. Shares without certificates.
Sec. 33-678. Restriction on transfer of shares and other securities.
Sec. 33-679. Expense of issue.
Sec. 33-680. Surrender of share certificates.
Secs. 33-681 and 33-682.
Sec. 33-683. Shareholder's preemptive rights.
Sec. 33-684. Corporation's acquisition of its own shares.
Secs. 33-685 and 33-686.
Sec. 33-687. Distributions to shareholders.
Secs. 33-688 to 33-694.
Sec. 33-695. Annual meeting.
Sec. 33-696. Special meeting.
Sec. 33-697. Court-ordered meeting.
Sec. 33-698. Action without meeting.
Sec. 33-699. Notice of meeting.
Sec. 33-700. Waiver of notice.
Sec. 33-701. Record date.
Sec. 33-702. Chairperson to preside.
Sec. 33-703.
Sec. 33-704. Shareholders' list for meeting.
Sec. 33-705. Voting entitlement of shares.
Sec. 33-706. Proxies.
Sec. 33-707. Shares held by nominees.
Sec. 33-708. Corporation's acceptance or rejection of votes.
Sec. 33-709. Quorum and voting requirements for voting groups.
Sec. 33-710. Action by single and multiple voting groups.
Sec. 33-711. Greater quorum or voting requirement.
Sec. 33-712. Voting for directors. Cumulative voting.
Sec. 33-713. Inspectors.
Sec. 33-714.
Sec. 33-715. Voting trust.
Sec. 33-716. Voting agreement.
Sec. 33-717. Shareholder agreement.
Secs. 33-718 and 33-719.
Sec. 33-720. Derivative proceedings. Definitions.
Sec. 33-721. Standing.
Sec. 33-722. Demand.
Sec. 33-723. Stay of proceedings.
Sec. 33-724. Dismissal.
Sec. 33-725. Discontinuance or settlement.
Sec. 33-726. Payment of expenses.
Sec. 33-727. Applicability to foreign corporations.
Secs. 33-728 to 33-734.
Sec. 33-735. Requirements for and duties of board of directors.
Sec. 33-736. Qualifications of directors.
Sec. 33-737. Number and election of directors.
Sec. 33-738. Election of directors by certain classes of shareholders.
Sec. 33-739. Terms of directors generally.
Sec. 33-740. Staggered terms for directors.
Sec. 33-741. Resignation of directors.
Sec. 33-742. Removal of directors by shareholders.
Sec. 33-743. Removal of directors by judicial proceeding.
Sec. 33-744. Vacancy on board of directors.
Sec. 33-745. Compensation of directors.
Secs. 33-746 and 33-747.
Sec. 33-748. Meetings.
Sec. 33-749. Action without meeting.
Sec. 33-750. Notice of meeting.
Sec. 33-751. Waiver of notice.
Sec. 33-752. Quorum and voting.
Sec. 33-753. Committees.
Secs. 33-754 and 33-755.
Sec. 33-756. General standards for directors.
Sec. 33-757. Liability for unlawful distribution.
Secs. 33-758 to 33-762.
Sec. 33-763. Officers.
Sec. 33-764. Functions of officers.
Sec. 33-765. Standards of conduct for officers.
Sec. 33-766. Resignation and removal of officers.
Sec. 33-767. Contract rights of officers.
Secs. 33-768 and 33-769.
Sec. 33-770. Definitions.
Sec. 33-771. Permissible indemnification.
Sec. 33-772. Mandatory indemnification.
Sec. 33-773. Advance for expenses.
Sec. 33-774. Court-ordered indemnification and advance for expenses.
Sec. 33-775. Determination and authorization of indemnification.
Sec. 33-776. Indemnification of and advance for expenses to officers, employees and agents.
Sec. 33-777. Insurance.
Sec. 33-778. Variation by corporate action.
Sec. 33-779. Exclusivity of provisions.
Sec. 33-780.
Sec. 33-781. Definitions.
Sec. 33-782. Judicial action.
Sec. 33-783. Directors' action.
Sec. 33-784. Shareholders' action.
Sec. 33-785. Taking advantage of a business opportunity.
Secs. 33-786 to 33-794.
Sec. 33-795. Authority to amend.
Sec. 33-796. Amendment by board of directors.
Sec. 33-797. Amendment by board of directors and shareholders.
Sec. 33-798. Voting on amendments by voting groups.
Sec. 33-799. Amendment before issuance of shares.
Sec. 33-800. Certificate of amendment.
Sec. 33-801. Restated certificate of incorporation.
Sec. 33-802. Amendment pursuant to reorganization.
Sec. 33-803. Effect of amendment.
Secs. 33-804 and 33-805.
Sec. 33-806. Amendment by shareholders or board of directors.
Sec. 33-807. Bylaw increasing quorum or voting requirement for shareholders.
Sec. 33-808. Bylaw increasing quorum or voting requirement for directors.
Secs. 33-809 to 33-813.
Sec. 33-814. Definitions.
Sec. 33-815. Merger.
Sec. 33-816. Share exchange.
Sec. 33-817. Action on plan of merger or share exchange.
Sec. 33-818. Merger of subsidiary.
Sec. 33-819. Certificate of merger or share exchange.
Sec. 33-820. Effect of merger or share exchange.
Sec. 33-821. Merger or share exchange with foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-821a. Abandoned merger or share exchange.
Secs. 33-822 to 33-829.
Sec. 33-830. Sale or other disposition of assets in regular course of business. Mortgage or other encumbrance, transfer or distribution of assets.
Sec. 33-831. Sale or other disposition of assets leaving no significant continuing business activity.
Secs. 33-832 to 33-839.
Sec. 33-840. Business combinations. Definitions.
Sec. 33-841. Approval of business combination.
Sec. 33-842. Exceptions.
Sec. 33-843. Business combinations. Definitions.
Sec. 33-844. Business combination with interested shareholder prohibited for five years unless approved by board of directors.
Sec. 33-845. Excepted business combinations.
Secs. 33-846 to 33-854.
Sec. 33-855. Definitions.
Sec. 33-856. Right to appraisal.
Sec. 33-857. Assertion of rights by nominees and beneficial owners.
Secs. 33-858 and 33-859.
Sec. 33-860. Notice of appraisal rights.
Sec. 33-861. Notice of intent to demand payment.
Sec. 33-862. Appraisal notice and form.
Sec. 33-863. Perfection of rights. Right to withdraw.
Sec. 33-864. Share restrictions.
Sec. 33-865. Payment.
Sec. 33-866. Failure to take action.
Sec. 33-867. After-acquired shares.
Sec. 33-868. Procedure if shareholder dissatisfied with payment or offer.
Secs. 33-869 and 33-870.
Sec. 33-871. Court action.
Sec. 33-872. Court costs and counsel fees.
Secs. 33-873 to 33-879.
Sec. 33-880. Dissolution by incorporators or initial directors.
Sec. 33-881. Dissolution by board of directors and shareholders.
Sec. 33-882. Certificate of dissolution.
Sec. 33-883. Revocation of dissolution.
Sec. 33-884. Effect of dissolution.
Sec. 33-885. Requirements prior to final liquidating distribution of assets.
Sec. 33-886. Known claims against dissolved corporation.
Sec. 33-887. Unknown claims against dissolved corporation.
Sec. 33-887a. Proceeding for determination of security for payment of contingent or unknown claims or claims arising after dissolution.
Sec. 33-887b. Duties of directors of dissolved corporation.
Secs. 33-888 and 33-889.
Sec. 33-890. Administrative dissolution.
Sec. 33-891. Effect of administrative dissolution.
Sec. 33-892. Reinstatement following administrative dissolution.
Sec. 33-893. Appeal from refusal of reinstatement.
Secs. 33-894 and 33-895.
Sec. 33-896. Grounds for judicial dissolution.
Sec. 33-897. Procedure for judicial dissolution.
Sec. 33-898. Receivership or custodianship.
Sec. 33-899. Decree of dissolution.
Sec. 33-900. Election to purchase in lieu of dissolution.
Secs. 33-901 and 33-902.
Sec. 33-903. Deposit of assets with State Treasurer or other state official.
Secs. 33-904 to 33-909.
Sec. 33-910. Provisions applicable to specially chartered corporations.
Sec. 33-911. Formation of specially chartered corporation.
Sec. 33-912. Amendment of special charter.
Sec. 33-913. Surrender of charter and reincorporation.
Sec. 33-914. Franchise tax.
Secs. 33-915 to 33-919.
Sec. 33-920. Authority to transact business required.
Sec. 33-921. Consequences of transacting business without authority.
Sec. 33-921a. Limited amnesty for foreign corporation transacting business without authority.
Sec. 33-922. Application for certificate of authority.
Sec. 33-923. Amended certificate of authority.
Sec. 33-924. Effect of certificate of authority.
Sec. 33-925. Corporate name of foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-926. Registered office and registered agent of foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-927. Change of registered office or registered agent of foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-928. Resignation of registered agent of foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-929. Service of process on foreign corporation.
Secs. 33-930 and 33-931.
Sec. 33-932. Withdrawal of foreign corporation.
Secs. 33-933 and 33-934.
Sec. 33-935. Grounds for revocation.
Sec. 33-936. Procedure for and effect of revocation.
Sec. 33-937. Appeal from revocation.
Secs. 33-938 to 33-944.
Sec. 33-945. Corporate records.
Sec. 33-946. Inspection of records by shareholders.
Sec. 33-947. Scope of inspection right.
Sec. 33-948. Court-ordered inspection.
Sec. 33-949. Inspection of records by directors.
Sec. 33-950. Exception to notice requirement.
Sec. 33-951. Financial statements for shareholders.
Sec. 33-952. Other reports to shareholders.
Sec. 33-953. Reports.
Sec. 33-954. Failure to file report. Incorrect report.
Sec. 33-955. Interim notice of change of director or officer.
Secs. 33-956 to 33-994.
Sec. 33-995. Applicability to domestic corporations in existence on January 1, 1997.
Sec. 33-996. Applicability to qualified foreign corporations.
Sec. 33-997. Saving provisions.
Sec. 33-997a. Reservation of power to amend or repeal.
Sec. 33-998. Severability.
Sec. 33-999.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Connecticut > Title33 > Chap601

Sec. 33-600. Short title: Connecticut Business Corporation Act.
Sec. 33-601. Construction of statutes.
Sec. 33-602. Definitions.
Sec. 33-603. Notice.
Sec. 33-604. Number of shareholders.
Sec. 33-605. Qualified director.
Secs. 33-606 and 33-607.
Sec. 33-608. Filing requirements.
Sec. 33-609. Forms. Mailing address.
Sec. 33-610. Effective time and date of document.
Sec. 33-611. Correcting filed document.
Sec. 33-612. Filing duty of Secretary of the State.
Sec. 33-613. Appeal from Secretary of the State's refusal to file document.
Sec. 33-614. Evidentiary effect of copy of filed document.
Sec. 33-615. Certificate of existence or authorization.
Sec. 33-616. Penalty for signing false document.
Sec. 33-617. Fees payable to Secretary of the State.
Sec. 33-618. Franchise tax.
Secs. 33-619 to 33-621.
Sec. 33-622. Powers of Secretary of the State.
Sec. 33-623. Regulations regarding electronic filing.
Sec. 33-624. Interrogatories by Secretary of the State.
Secs. 33-625 to 33-634.
Sec. 33-635. Incorporators.
Sec. 33-636. Certificate of incorporation.
Sec. 33-637. Incorporation.
Sec. 33-638. Liability for preincorporation transactions.
Sec. 33-639. Organization of corporation.
Sec. 33-640. Bylaws.
Sec. 33-641. Emergency bylaws.
Secs. 33-642 to 33-644.
Sec. 33-645. Purposes.
Sec. 33-646. Authorization to form corporation to transact insurance business.
Sec. 33-647. General powers.
Sec. 33-648. Emergency powers.
Sec. 33-649. Ultra vires.
Secs. 33-650 to 33-654.
Sec. 33-655. Corporate name.
Sec. 33-656. Reserved name.
Sec. 33-657. Registered name.
Secs. 33-658 and 33-659.
Sec. 33-660. Registered office and registered agent.
Sec. 33-661. Change of registered office or registered agent.
Sec. 33-662. Resignation of registered agent.
Sec. 33-663. Service of process on corporation.
Sec. 33-664.
Sec. 33-665. Authorized shares.
Sec. 33-666. Terms of class or series of shares.
Sec. 33-667. Issued and outstanding shares.
Sec. 33-668. Fractional shares.
Secs. 33-669 and 33-670.
Sec. 33-671. Subscription for shares before incorporation.
Sec. 33-672. Issuance of shares.
Sec. 33-673. Liability of shareholders.
Sec. 33-674. Share dividends.
Sec. 33-675. Share options.
Sec. 33-676. Form and content of certificates.
Sec. 33-677. Shares without certificates.
Sec. 33-678. Restriction on transfer of shares and other securities.
Sec. 33-679. Expense of issue.
Sec. 33-680. Surrender of share certificates.
Secs. 33-681 and 33-682.
Sec. 33-683. Shareholder's preemptive rights.
Sec. 33-684. Corporation's acquisition of its own shares.
Secs. 33-685 and 33-686.
Sec. 33-687. Distributions to shareholders.
Secs. 33-688 to 33-694.
Sec. 33-695. Annual meeting.
Sec. 33-696. Special meeting.
Sec. 33-697. Court-ordered meeting.
Sec. 33-698. Action without meeting.
Sec. 33-699. Notice of meeting.
Sec. 33-700. Waiver of notice.
Sec. 33-701. Record date.
Sec. 33-702. Chairperson to preside.
Sec. 33-703.
Sec. 33-704. Shareholders' list for meeting.
Sec. 33-705. Voting entitlement of shares.
Sec. 33-706. Proxies.
Sec. 33-707. Shares held by nominees.
Sec. 33-708. Corporation's acceptance or rejection of votes.
Sec. 33-709. Quorum and voting requirements for voting groups.
Sec. 33-710. Action by single and multiple voting groups.
Sec. 33-711. Greater quorum or voting requirement.
Sec. 33-712. Voting for directors. Cumulative voting.
Sec. 33-713. Inspectors.
Sec. 33-714.
Sec. 33-715. Voting trust.
Sec. 33-716. Voting agreement.
Sec. 33-717. Shareholder agreement.
Secs. 33-718 and 33-719.
Sec. 33-720. Derivative proceedings. Definitions.
Sec. 33-721. Standing.
Sec. 33-722. Demand.
Sec. 33-723. Stay of proceedings.
Sec. 33-724. Dismissal.
Sec. 33-725. Discontinuance or settlement.
Sec. 33-726. Payment of expenses.
Sec. 33-727. Applicability to foreign corporations.
Secs. 33-728 to 33-734.
Sec. 33-735. Requirements for and duties of board of directors.
Sec. 33-736. Qualifications of directors.
Sec. 33-737. Number and election of directors.
Sec. 33-738. Election of directors by certain classes of shareholders.
Sec. 33-739. Terms of directors generally.
Sec. 33-740. Staggered terms for directors.
Sec. 33-741. Resignation of directors.
Sec. 33-742. Removal of directors by shareholders.
Sec. 33-743. Removal of directors by judicial proceeding.
Sec. 33-744. Vacancy on board of directors.
Sec. 33-745. Compensation of directors.
Secs. 33-746 and 33-747.
Sec. 33-748. Meetings.
Sec. 33-749. Action without meeting.
Sec. 33-750. Notice of meeting.
Sec. 33-751. Waiver of notice.
Sec. 33-752. Quorum and voting.
Sec. 33-753. Committees.
Secs. 33-754 and 33-755.
Sec. 33-756. General standards for directors.
Sec. 33-757. Liability for unlawful distribution.
Secs. 33-758 to 33-762.
Sec. 33-763. Officers.
Sec. 33-764. Functions of officers.
Sec. 33-765. Standards of conduct for officers.
Sec. 33-766. Resignation and removal of officers.
Sec. 33-767. Contract rights of officers.
Secs. 33-768 and 33-769.
Sec. 33-770. Definitions.
Sec. 33-771. Permissible indemnification.
Sec. 33-772. Mandatory indemnification.
Sec. 33-773. Advance for expenses.
Sec. 33-774. Court-ordered indemnification and advance for expenses.
Sec. 33-775. Determination and authorization of indemnification.
Sec. 33-776. Indemnification of and advance for expenses to officers, employees and agents.
Sec. 33-777. Insurance.
Sec. 33-778. Variation by corporate action.
Sec. 33-779. Exclusivity of provisions.
Sec. 33-780.
Sec. 33-781. Definitions.
Sec. 33-782. Judicial action.
Sec. 33-783. Directors' action.
Sec. 33-784. Shareholders' action.
Sec. 33-785. Taking advantage of a business opportunity.
Secs. 33-786 to 33-794.
Sec. 33-795. Authority to amend.
Sec. 33-796. Amendment by board of directors.
Sec. 33-797. Amendment by board of directors and shareholders.
Sec. 33-798. Voting on amendments by voting groups.
Sec. 33-799. Amendment before issuance of shares.
Sec. 33-800. Certificate of amendment.
Sec. 33-801. Restated certificate of incorporation.
Sec. 33-802. Amendment pursuant to reorganization.
Sec. 33-803. Effect of amendment.
Secs. 33-804 and 33-805.
Sec. 33-806. Amendment by shareholders or board of directors.
Sec. 33-807. Bylaw increasing quorum or voting requirement for shareholders.
Sec. 33-808. Bylaw increasing quorum or voting requirement for directors.
Secs. 33-809 to 33-813.
Sec. 33-814. Definitions.
Sec. 33-815. Merger.
Sec. 33-816. Share exchange.
Sec. 33-817. Action on plan of merger or share exchange.
Sec. 33-818. Merger of subsidiary.
Sec. 33-819. Certificate of merger or share exchange.
Sec. 33-820. Effect of merger or share exchange.
Sec. 33-821. Merger or share exchange with foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-821a. Abandoned merger or share exchange.
Secs. 33-822 to 33-829.
Sec. 33-830. Sale or other disposition of assets in regular course of business. Mortgage or other encumbrance, transfer or distribution of assets.
Sec. 33-831. Sale or other disposition of assets leaving no significant continuing business activity.
Secs. 33-832 to 33-839.
Sec. 33-840. Business combinations. Definitions.
Sec. 33-841. Approval of business combination.
Sec. 33-842. Exceptions.
Sec. 33-843. Business combinations. Definitions.
Sec. 33-844. Business combination with interested shareholder prohibited for five years unless approved by board of directors.
Sec. 33-845. Excepted business combinations.
Secs. 33-846 to 33-854.
Sec. 33-855. Definitions.
Sec. 33-856. Right to appraisal.
Sec. 33-857. Assertion of rights by nominees and beneficial owners.
Secs. 33-858 and 33-859.
Sec. 33-860. Notice of appraisal rights.
Sec. 33-861. Notice of intent to demand payment.
Sec. 33-862. Appraisal notice and form.
Sec. 33-863. Perfection of rights. Right to withdraw.
Sec. 33-864. Share restrictions.
Sec. 33-865. Payment.
Sec. 33-866. Failure to take action.
Sec. 33-867. After-acquired shares.
Sec. 33-868. Procedure if shareholder dissatisfied with payment or offer.
Secs. 33-869 and 33-870.
Sec. 33-871. Court action.
Sec. 33-872. Court costs and counsel fees.
Secs. 33-873 to 33-879.
Sec. 33-880. Dissolution by incorporators or initial directors.
Sec. 33-881. Dissolution by board of directors and shareholders.
Sec. 33-882. Certificate of dissolution.
Sec. 33-883. Revocation of dissolution.
Sec. 33-884. Effect of dissolution.
Sec. 33-885. Requirements prior to final liquidating distribution of assets.
Sec. 33-886. Known claims against dissolved corporation.
Sec. 33-887. Unknown claims against dissolved corporation.
Sec. 33-887a. Proceeding for determination of security for payment of contingent or unknown claims or claims arising after dissolution.
Sec. 33-887b. Duties of directors of dissolved corporation.
Secs. 33-888 and 33-889.
Sec. 33-890. Administrative dissolution.
Sec. 33-891. Effect of administrative dissolution.
Sec. 33-892. Reinstatement following administrative dissolution.
Sec. 33-893. Appeal from refusal of reinstatement.
Secs. 33-894 and 33-895.
Sec. 33-896. Grounds for judicial dissolution.
Sec. 33-897. Procedure for judicial dissolution.
Sec. 33-898. Receivership or custodianship.
Sec. 33-899. Decree of dissolution.
Sec. 33-900. Election to purchase in lieu of dissolution.
Secs. 33-901 and 33-902.
Sec. 33-903. Deposit of assets with State Treasurer or other state official.
Secs. 33-904 to 33-909.
Sec. 33-910. Provisions applicable to specially chartered corporations.
Sec. 33-911. Formation of specially chartered corporation.
Sec. 33-912. Amendment of special charter.
Sec. 33-913. Surrender of charter and reincorporation.
Sec. 33-914. Franchise tax.
Secs. 33-915 to 33-919.
Sec. 33-920. Authority to transact business required.
Sec. 33-921. Consequences of transacting business without authority.
Sec. 33-921a. Limited amnesty for foreign corporation transacting business without authority.
Sec. 33-922. Application for certificate of authority.
Sec. 33-923. Amended certificate of authority.
Sec. 33-924. Effect of certificate of authority.
Sec. 33-925. Corporate name of foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-926. Registered office and registered agent of foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-927. Change of registered office or registered agent of foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-928. Resignation of registered agent of foreign corporation.
Sec. 33-929. Service of process on foreign corporation.
Secs. 33-930 and 33-931.
Sec. 33-932. Withdrawal of foreign corporation.
Secs. 33-933 and 33-934.
Sec. 33-935. Grounds for revocation.
Sec. 33-936. Procedure for and effect of revocation.
Sec. 33-937. Appeal from revocation.
Secs. 33-938 to 33-944.
Sec. 33-945. Corporate records.
Sec. 33-946. Inspection of records by shareholders.
Sec. 33-947. Scope of inspection right.
Sec. 33-948. Court-ordered inspection.
Sec. 33-949. Inspection of records by directors.
Sec. 33-950. Exception to notice requirement.
Sec. 33-951. Financial statements for shareholders.
Sec. 33-952. Other reports to shareholders.
Sec. 33-953. Reports.
Sec. 33-954. Failure to file report. Incorrect report.
Sec. 33-955. Interim notice of change of director or officer.
Secs. 33-956 to 33-994.
Sec. 33-995. Applicability to domestic corporations in existence on January 1, 1997.
Sec. 33-996. Applicability to qualified foreign corporations.
Sec. 33-997. Saving provisions.
Sec. 33-997a. Reservation of power to amend or repeal.
Sec. 33-998. Severability.
Sec. 33-999.

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