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CALIFORNIA
CORPORATIONS CODE
General Corporate Law
20 Electronic Communication by Corporation
21 Electronic Communication to Corporation
204 Articles of Incorporation
208 Limitations on Power; Contracts
300 Corporations Act Through Their Boards
308 Provisional Directors
310 Contracts with Directors
600 Failure to Hold Meeting
601 Notice of Membership Meeting, Adjournment
800 Shareholder Derivative Actions
Nonprofit Corporations
5008.9 Administrative Dissolution of Corporations
5012 Financial Statements Defined
5016 Newsletter Notices and Reports
5032 Approval of Board
5033 Approval of Majority of Members
5034 Approval of Members
5036 Authorized Number
5047 Director Defined
5047.5  Protection of Volunteer Directors
5069 Proxy and Signature Defined
5078 Voting Power Defined
5220 Designated Directors
5233 Self-Dealing Transactions
5330 Unequal Membership Rights
5331 Deferral to Documents Re Membership Rights
Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporations
7130 Required Provisions in Articles of Incorporation
7131 Statement Limiting Powers
7132 Optional Provisions in Articles
7133 Proof of Corporate Existence
7134 Power of Incorporators if No Directors
7135 Court Authority Over Corporations
7140 Powers of Corporation
7141 Ultra Vires Acts
7150 Adoption, Amendment or Repeal of Bylaws
7151 Bylaw Provisions
7152 Delegates
7210 Corporate Powers Exercised by Board
7211 Board Meetings; Notice; Quorum
7212 Executive Committees
7213 Corporate Officers
7214 Validity of Instrument Signed by Officers
7215 Minutes Are Prima Facie Evidence
7220 Term of Office; Manner of Selection
7221 Declaring a Seat Vacant
7222 Removal of a Director Without Cause
7223 Removal of Director by Courts
7224 Filling Vacancies, Resignation
7225 Provisional Director
7231 Duties and Liabilities of Directors
7231.5 Liability for Failure to Discharge Duties
7233 Transactions Involving Directors
7234 Interested Directors; Quorum
7237 Indemnification of Corporate Agents
7238 Assets in Charitable Trust
7312 Multiple and Fractional Memberships
7313 Membership Certificates
7341 Suspension of Membership Rights
7510 Failure to Hold Membership Meetings
7511 Notice of Member Meetings; Waiver
7512 Quorum
7513 Acts Without Meeting
7514 Voting by Proxy or Written Ballot
7515 Petition Court Re Meetings or Written Ballot
7516 Written Consent of Members
7517 Acceptance or Rejection of Ballot; Consent; Waiver
7520 Reasonable Election and Nomination Procedures
7521 Nominations
7522 Close of Nominations; When Election Not Required
7523 Publication of Material Soliciting Votes
7524 Request to Mail Election Material
7525 Refusal to Mail Material; Liability for Content
7526 Using Corporate Funds to Support a Nominee
7527 Limitation on Contesting Elections
7610 One Vote Per Member Per Matter
7611 Record Date and Eligibility for Voting
7612 Membership in Two or More Names
7613 Proxies
7614 Inspectors of Election
7615 Cumulative Voting
7616 Action to Determine Validity of Election
7810 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation
7811 Amendments by Incorporator
7812 Board and Membership Approval Requirements
7813 Amendments Affecting Class Rights
7813.5 Changing Corporate Status
7814 Certificate of Amendment
7815 Incorporator Amendment Filings
7816 Contents of Certificate of Amendment
7817 Effect of Filing Certificate of Amendment
7818 Extending the Term of the Corporation
7819 Restated Articles of Incorporation
8210 Statement of Information with Secretary of State
8215 Liability for False Information
8311 Records Inspection by Agents
8313 Records Inspection Limitations
8320 Records Required to be Kept
8321 Notice of Right to Receive Annual Report
8322 Annual Report; Notice of Indemnification
8330 Membership List
8331 Petition to Set Aside Request for Member List
8333 Membership Inspection Rights
8334 Director Inspection Rights
8338 Membership List Misuse
8724 Dissolution of Corporation
 
 
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I should tell you again how much your newsletters are appreciated. Additionally, having links to related documents to provide clarity (or backup) is very helpful to the readers. The effort you make has good impact! -Steven S.

I love your newsletter. Who knew a lawyer could be so funny! -Jeanne M.

I don't want to miss your weekly newsletter. I look forward to them and have a special file for them for reference. -Helen N.

Both your website and Newsletter are amazing resources for those of us involved in HOAs. -Denyse B.

LOVE the newsletters--they're a big help to our little (37 unit) association. -Pamela D.

CONGRATULATIONS on another great newsletter. I was just introduced to your letter four months ago and wish I had known about it sooner. Keep up the good work, it's very much appreciated and very helpful. -Al. H

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! -John L.

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