Terms Used In Missouri Laws 351.235

  • 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.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • 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

Every meeting, for whatever object, of the shareholders in any corporation shall be convened by its president, secretary or other officer or any of the persons calling the meeting by a notice given as herein provided. If the object of such meeting be to elect directors or to take a vote of the shareholders on any proposition, then, if the bylaws of the corporation require, but not otherwise, the president or other person presiding at such meeting shall appoint not less than two persons, who are not directors, inspectors to receive and canvass the votes given at such meeting and certify the result to him. In all cases where the right to vote any share or shares in any corporation shall be questioned, it shall be the duty of the inspectors, if any, or the persons conducting the vote to require the transfer books of such corporation as evidence of shares held in such corporation*, and all shares that may appear standing thereon in the name of any person or persons shall be voted upon by such person or persons, directly by themselves or by proxy.