2010 Georgia Code 14-3-1403 Case Law

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§ 14-3-1403 - Plan of dissolution

O.C.G.A. 14-3-1403 (2010)
14-3-1403. Plan of dissolution

(a) A plan of dissolution providing for the distribution of assets shall be adopted by a corporation in the process of dissolution.

(b) The plan of dissolution shall provide for distribution of assets as follows:

(1) All liabilities and obligations of the corporation shall be paid and discharged, or adequate provisions shall be made therefor;

(2) Assets held by the corporation upon condition requiring return, transfer, or conveyance, which condition occurs by reason of the dissolution, shall be returned, transferred, or conveyed in accordance with such requirements;

(3) Assets received and held by the corporation subject to limitations permitting their use only for charitable, religious, eleemosynary, benevolent, educational, or similar purposes, but not held upon a condition requiring return, transfer, or conveyance by reason of the dissolution, shall be transferred or conveyed to one or more domestic or foreign corporations, trusts, societies, or organizations engaged in activities substantially similar to those of the dissolving corporation;

(4) Other assets, if any, shall be distributed in accordance with the articles of incorporation and bylaws to the extent that the articles of incorporation or bylaws determine the distributive rights of members, or any class or classes of members, or provide for distribution to others; and

(5) Any remaining assets may be distributed to such persons, trusts, societies, organizations, or domestic or foreign corporations as may be provided in the plan of dissolution.

(c) A corporation described in paragraph (2) of subsection (a) of Code Section 14-3-1302 shall comply with the following additional requirements:

(1) It shall give the Attorney General written notice of its intent to dissolve at or before the time it delivers articles of dissolution to the Secretary of State;

(2) It shall not transfer or convey any assets as part of the dissolution process until 30 days after it has given the written notice to the Attorney General required by paragraph (1) of this subsection; and

(3) When all or substantially all of the assets of the corporation have been transferred or conveyed, it shall deliver to the Attorney General a list showing those (other than creditors) to whom the assets were transferred or conveyed. The list shall indicate the address of each person (other than creditors) who received assets and indicate what assets each received.

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