Article XI Sec. 1 Definition of “corporation”
Article XI Sec. 2 Organization of corporations by general law — special laws relating to corporations — invalidation of unexercised charters and franchises
Article XI Sec. 3 Exercise of police power with respect to corporations
Article XI Sec. 4 Corporations subject to eminent domain — trial by jury
Article XI Sec. 6 Cumulative voting authorized unless alternate method provided by law — exceptions
Article XI Sec. 7 Consideration for corporate stock and debts — fictitious issues — antecedent debts — increases of stock or bonds — issuance of preferred stock
Article XI Sec. 8 Limitation of liability of stockholders
Article XI Sec. 9 Public highways — common carriers — regulations
Article XI Sec. 10 Consolidation of domestic with foreign railroad corporations — jurisdiction of Missouri courts — notice of consolidation
Article XI Sec. 11 Local consent for street railroads
Article XI Sec. 12 Prohibition of discrimination, favoritism and preferences
Article XI Sec. 13 Exclusion of state from banking

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Terms Used In Missouri Constitution > Article XI - Corporations

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.