2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 14 - CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ASSOCIATIONS
CHAPTER 2 - BUSINESS CORPORATIONS
ARTICLE 9 - CLOSE CORPORATIONS
PART 2 - SHARES
§ 14-2-910 - Notice of statutory close corporation status on issued shares
. Notice of statutory close corporation status on issued shares
(a) The following statement must appear conspicuously on each share certificate issued by a statutory close corporation:
"The rights of shareholders in a statutory close corporation may differ materially from the rights of shareholders in other corporations. Copies of the articles of incorporation and bylaws, shareholders' agreements, and other documents, any of which may restrict transfers and affect voting and other rights, may be obtained by a shareholder on written request to the corporation."
(b) Within a reasonable time after the issuance or transfer of uncertificated shares, the corporation shall send to the shareholders a written notice containing the information required by subsection (a) of this Code section.
(c) The notice required by this Code section satisfies all requirements of this article and of Code Section 14-2-627
that notice of share transfer restrictions be given.
(d) A person claiming an interest in shares of a statutory close corporation which has complied with the notice requirement of this Code section is bound by the documents referred to in the notice. Any document referred to in subsection (a) of this Code section, whether or not referred to on the share certificate in the manner required by this Code section, is enforceable against a person with knowledge of the document.
(e) A corporation shall provide to any shareholder upon his written request and without charge copies of provisions that restrict transfer or affect voting or other rights of shareholders appearing in articles of incorporation, bylaws, or shareholders' or voting trust agreements filed with the corporation.
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