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      RS 12:1823     


§1823.  Standard of conduct for officers

A.  Each officer of a benefit corporation shall consider the interests and factors described in R.S. 12:1821 in the manner provided in that Section if all of the following applies:

(1)  The officer has discretion to act with respect to the matter.

(2)  It reasonably appears to the officer that the matter may have a material effect on the creation by the benefit corporation of a general public benefit or a specific public benefit identified in the articles of the benefit corporation.

B.  The consideration of interests and factors pursuant to Subsection A of this Section shall not constitute a violation of R.S. 12:91.

C.  An officer shall not be personally liable for monetary damages for either of the following:

(1)  An action or omission as an officer if the officer performed the duties of the position pursuant to R.S. 12:91.

(2)  Failure of the benefit corporation to pursue or create general public benefit or specific public benefit.

D.  An officer shall not have a duty to a person that is a beneficiary of the general public benefit purpose or a specific public benefit purpose of a benefit corporation arising from the status of the person as a beneficiary.

Acts 2012, No. 442, §1.

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