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§222.  Bylaws

A.  The members or the directors of a corporation may make, amend and repeal the bylaws of the corporation, subject always to the power of the members to change the action of the directors.  Unless the articles or bylaws provide otherwise, the powers hereby conferred shall be exercised by a majority vote of the directors or the voting members of the corporation, as the case may be, present or represented at any regular or special meeting convened after notice of the purpose thereof; provided, however, that no greater proportion of the voting members shall be required by bylaw, article, or otherwise to make, amend, or repeal bylaws than that proportion of directors which is required to make, amend, or repeal bylaws.

B.  The bylaws of a corporation shall operate merely as regulations among the shareholders or the members, and shall not affect contracts or other dealings with other persons, unless those persons have actual knowledge of the bylaws.  

C.  Subject to the provisions of this Chapter, the bylaws may include any provision for the regulation and management of the affairs of the corporation, its rights or powers, the rights, powers or duties of its members, directors or officers, or the directors' qualifications, classification, number or term of office, or fixing their compensation, not inconsistent with law or the articles.

Acts 1968, No. 105, §1.  Amended by Acts 1977, No. 139, §1.

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