2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 14 - CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ASSOCIATIONS
CHAPTER 2 - BUSINESS CORPORATIONS
ARTICLE 8 - DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS
PART 1 - BOARD OF DIRECTORS
§ 14-2-803 - Number and election of directors
. Number and election of directors
(a) A board of directors must consist of one or more individuals, with the number specified in or fixed in accordance with the articles of incorporation or bylaws.
(b) The articles of incorporation or bylaws may authorize the shareholders or the board of directors to fix or change the number of directors or may establish a variable range for the size of the board of directors by fixing a minimum and maximum number of directors. If a variable range is established, the number of directors may be fixed or changed from time to time, within the minimum and maximum, by the shareholders or, if the articles or bylaws so provide, by the board of directors.
(c) In the case of a corporation having cumulative voting:
(1) Any amendment of the bylaws decreasing the number or minimum number of directors must be adopted by the shareholders; and
(2) No amendment of either the articles of incorporation or the bylaws decreasing the number or minimum number of directors shall be effective when the number of shares voting against the proposal for decrease would be sufficient to elect a director if voted cumulatively at an annual election.
(d) After initial election or appointment pursuant to Code Section 14-2-205
, directors are elected at each annual shareholders' meeting unless their terms are staggered under Code Section 14-2-806
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