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Utah Revised Nonprofit Corporation Act

Utah Code Title 16, Chapter 6a

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16-6a-714.   Quorum and voting requirements for voting groups.  

(1) (a) Members entitled to vote as a separate voting group may take action on a matter at a meeting only if a quorum of those members exists with respect to that matter.
     (b) Unless otherwise provided in this chapter or in accordance with Section 16-6a-716, at a meeting of the voting group, the members of the voting group that are represented for any purpose at the meeting constitute a quorum of that voting group for action on a matter.

(2) Once a member is represented for any purpose at a meeting, including the purpose of determining that a quorum exists, the member is considered present for quorum purposes:
     (a) for the remainder of the meeting; and
     (b) for any adjournment of that meeting, unless:
            (i) otherwise provided in the bylaws; or
            (ii) a new record date is or shall be set for that adjourned meeting.

(3) Action on a matter other than the election of directors by a voting group is approved if:
     (a) a quorum exists;
     (b) the votes cast within the voting group favoring the action exceed the votes cast within the voting group opposing the action; and
     (c) a greater number of affirmative votes is not required by this chapter or the bylaws.

(4) The election of directors is governed by Section 16-6a-717

Amended by Chapter 13, 2001 Special Session 1