Section 10A-3-7.01

Voluntary dissolution - Procedure.

(a) A nonprofit corporation may dissolve and wind up its affairs in the following manner:

(1) If there are members entitled to vote thereon, the board of directors shall adopt a resolution recommending that the nonprofit corporation be dissolved, and directing that the question of the dissolution be submitted to a vote at a meeting of members entitled to vote thereon, which may be either an annual or a special meeting. Written notice stating that the purpose, or one of the purposes, of the meeting is to consider the advisability of dissolving the nonprofit corporation, shall be given to each member entitled to vote at the meeting, within the time and in the manner provided in this chapter for the giving of notice of meetings of members. A resolution to dissolve the nonprofit corporation shall be adopted upon receiving at least two-thirds of the votes entitled to be cast by members present or represented by proxy at the meeting.

(2) If there are no members, or no members entitled to vote thereon, the dissolution of the corporation shall be authorized at a meeting of the board of directors upon the adoption of a resolution to dissolve by the vote of a majority of the directors in office.

(b) Upon the adoption of the resolution by the members, or by the board of directors if there are no members or no members entitled to vote thereon, a statement of intent to dissolve shall be executed for the nonprofit corporation by its president or a vice president, and by its secretary or an assistant secretary, and verified by one of the officers signing the statement, which statement shall set forth:

(1) The name of the nonprofit corporation.

(2) The names and respective addresses of its officers.

(3) The names and respective addresses of its directors.

(4) If there are members entitled to vote thereon, (i) a statement setting forth the date of the meeting of members at which the resolution to dissolve was adopted, that a quorum was present at the meeting, and that the resolution received at least two-thirds of the votes entitled to be cast by members present or represented by proxy at the meeting, or (ii) a statement that the resolution was adopted by a consent in writing signed by all members entitled to vote with respect thereto.

(5) If there are no members, or no members entitled to vote thereon, a statement of the fact, the date of the meeting of the board of directors at which the resolution to dissolve was adopted and a statement of the fact that the resolution received the vote of a majority of the directors in office.

(c) The statement of intent to dissolve shall be delivered to the judge of probate. If the judge of probate finds that the statement conforms to law, the judge of probate shall, when all fees prescribed in this title have been paid:

(1) Endorse on the statement of intent to dissolve the word "filed," and the hour, day, month and year of the filing thereof.

(2) File the statement of intent to dissolve in his or her office.

(d) Upon the filing of a statement of intent to dissolve, the nonprofit corporation shall cease to conduct its affairs except insofar as may be necessary for the winding up thereof, and shall proceed to collect its assets and apply and distribute them as provided in this chapter.

(Acts 1984, No. 84-290, p. 502, §48; §10-3A-140; amended and renumbered by Act 2009-513, p. 967, §192.)