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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 11 : Corporations, Partnerships and Associations

Chapter 007 : Cooperatives

Subchapter 002 : The Cooperative Marketing Act

(Cite as: 11 V.S.A. § 1000)
  • § 1000. Adoption of bylaws

    (a) Within 30 days after its organization, each association shall adopt for its government and management a code of bylaws, not inconsistent with the powers granted hereby. Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a majority vote of the members shall be necessary to adopt, alter, amend, or repeal such bylaws.

    (b) In the case of any association having district election of delegates and delegate system of voting as permitted by subdivision 995(10) of this title, in which, under its articles of association or bylaws, such delegates have complete voting power on behalf of the membership for every purpose except that of their own election and the election of district directors, following reasonable notice to the members or stockholders in accordance with the bylaws, a majority of the delegates attending and voting at any meeting of the delegates of the association may adopt, alter, amend, or repeal such bylaws. (Amended 1971, No. 87, § 1, eff. April 16, 1971.)