1. Unless otherwise set forth in the articles or bylaws, the quorum for a members’ meeting to transact business shall be ten percent of the total number of members of the cooperative. The total number of members required for a quorum may be more, but in no case less, than ten percent, as set forth in the articles or bylaws.

2. In determining whether a quorum is present with respect to a particular question submitted to a vote of the members for which voting by mail or alternative ballot has previously been authorized, members present in person or represented by mail vote or the alternative ballot method shall be counted. The presence of a quorum shall be verified by the chairman of the board or the secretary of the cooperative and shall be reported in the minutes of the meeting.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 351.1105

  • Person: includes , without limitation, an individual, a foreign or domestic corporation whether not for profit or for profit, a partnership, a limited liability company, an unincorporated society or association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other entity. See Missouri Laws 351.015
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.

3. An action by the members shall not be valid or legal in the absence of a quorum at the meeting at which the action was taken.