Section 10A-11-1.09

Apportionment, etc., of net earnings or losses.

(a) The net earnings or losses of an employee cooperative shall be apportioned and distributed at such times and in such manner as the governing documents specify. Net earnings declared as patronage allocations with respect to a period of time, and paid or credited to members, shall be apportioned among the members in accordance with the ratio which each member's patronage during the period involved bears to total patronage by all members during that period.

(b) The apportionment, distribution, and payment of net earnings required by subsection (a) may be in cash, credits, written notices of allocation, or capital stock issued by the employee cooperative.

(Act 97-949, p. 524, §9; §10-14-9; amended and renumbered by Act 2009-513, p. 967, §312.)