Terms Used In Missouri Laws 351.310

  • Articles of incorporation: includes the original articles of incorporation and all amendments thereto, and includes articles of merger or consolidation. See Missouri Laws 351.015
  • 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.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020

The property and business of a corporation shall be controlled and managed by a board of directors. Qualifications of directors may be prescribed in the articles of incorporation, or in the bylaws. The compensation of the directors may be set by the board of directors unless otherwise provided in the articles of incorporation or the bylaws.