36 U.S. Code § 30304 - Governing body

§ 30304.
Governing body
(a)Board of Directors.—
The number of directors of the corporation shall be at least three but not more than 15. The directors shall be divided into a specified number of classes. Each class shall hold office for a definite period of years as provided in the bylaws.
A majority of the directors must be present at a meeting of directors to constitute a quorum. A majority vote of the directors present at a meeting at which there is a quorum is necessary for the transaction of business.
A director may be removed at any time for just and proper cause by a majority vote of a quorum of directors present at a meeting called for that purpose.
A vacancy in the office of director may be filled by a majority vote of a quorum of the remaining directors present at a meeting called for that purpose. A director elected to fill a vacancy serves until the next annual meeting of the corporation.
The officers of the corporation and their manner of election, term of office, duties, and powers are as provided in the bylaws.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Aug. 27, 1958, Pub. L. 85–769, §§ 7, 8, 72 Stat. 925.



In subsection (a)(1), the words “from time to time” are omitted as unnecessary. The words “except that the directors of Blinded Veterans Association, Incorporated, on August 27, 1958 shall be the first directors of the corporation” are omitted as executed and obsolete.

In subsection (a)(4), the word “duly” is omitted as unnecessary.

Subsection (b) is substituted for the source provision for consistency in the revised title. The words “consistent with this charter” in 36:858(b) are omitted as unnecessary.


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