RS 22:93     

§93.  Elections; officers and directors

Election of officers and directors shall be made in the manner specified in the articles of incorporation or bylaws of the insurer provided that:

(1)  Each stockholder shall be entitled to one vote for each share standing in his name in the books of the corporation at the election of directors, provided policyholders may also participate in such elections to the extent authorized by the articles of incorporation of the insurer.

(2)  Repealed by Acts 2004, No. 525, §1.

(3)  Each director, before being qualified to act, shall file with the secretary of the insurer a written acceptance of his trust.

(4)  Vacancies in the board of directors are to be filled by the directors or the stockholders as the articles of incorporation or by-laws of the insurer may provide.

(5)  Directors may call special meetings of the stockholders whenever they deem it proper and must call such a meeting upon the written application of the owners of one-fourth of the capital stock.

(6)  The board of directors shall meet quarterly during the year and more often as may be required in the bylaws of the company.

(7)  The directors shall annually elect a president, who shall be a member of the board, a secretary, and such other officers as the articles of incorporation or by-laws may provide.

Acts 1958, No. 125.  Amended by Acts 1962, No. 306, §1; Acts 1978, No. 765, §1; Acts 1982, No. 248, §1; Acts 2004, No. 525, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 22:81 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.