(a) If a corporate action requiring appraisal rights under Section 10A-2A-13.02(a) becomes effective, the corporation shall deliver a written appraisal notice and form required by subsection (b) to all stockholders who satisfy the requirements of Section 10A-2A-13.21(a), (b), or (c). In the case of a merger under Section 10A-2A-11.05, the parent shall deliver an appraisal notice and form to all record stockholders who may be entitled to assert appraisal rights.
(b) The appraisal notice shall be delivered no earlier than the date the corporate action specified in Section 10A-2A-13.02(a) became effective, and no later than 10 days after that date, and must:
(1) supply a form that (i) specifies the first date of any announcement to stockholders made before the date the corporate action became effective of the principal terms of the proposed corporate action, (ii) if the announcement was made, requires the stockholder asserting appraisal rights to certify whether beneficial ownership of those shares of stock for which appraisal rights are asserted was acquired before that date, and (iii) requires the stockholder asserting appraisal rights to certify that the stockholder did not vote for or consent to the transaction as to the class or series of stock for which appraisal is sought;
(i) where the form shall be sent and where certificates for certificated stock shall be deposited and the date by which those certificates must be deposited, which date may not be earlier than the date by which the corporation must receive the required form under subsection (b)(2)(ii);
(ii) a date by which the corporation shall receive the form, which date may not be fewer than 40 nor more than 60 days after the date the subsection (a) appraisal notice is sent, and state that the stockholder shall have waived the right to demand appraisal with respect to the stock unless the form is received by the corporation by the specified date;
(iii) the corporation's estimate of the fair value of the stock;
(iv) that, if requested in writing, the corporation will provide, to the stockholder so requesting, within 10 days after the date specified in subsection (b)(2)(ii) the number of stockholders who return the forms by the specified date and the total number of shares of stock owned by them; and
(v) the date by which the notice to withdraw under Section 10A-2A-13.23 shall be received, which date shall be within 20 days after the date specified in subsection (b)(2)(ii); and
(3) be accompanied by a copy of this Article 13.