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Title 11 : Corporations, Partnerships and Associations



(Cite as: 11 V.S.A. § 4144)
  • § 4144. Approval of conversion

    (a) For any conversion of a limited liability company into another type of organization, a plan of conversion is not effective unless it has been approved:

    (1) by a domestic converting limited liability company, in accordance with the organizational documents of the limited liability company, or, in the absence of a provision governing approval of conversions, by all the members of the limited liability company entitled to vote on or consent to any matter; and

    (2) in a record, by each member of a domestic converting limited liability company who will have personal liability for debts, obligations, and other liabilities that are incurred after the conversion becomes effective, unless:

    (A) the operating agreement of the company provides in a record for the approval of a conversion or a merger in which some or all of its members become subject to personal liability by the affirmative vote or consent of fewer than all the members; and

    (B) the member voted for or consented in a record to that provision of the operating agreement or became a member after the adoption of that provision.

    (b) For a conversion of a domestic general partnership or domestic limited partnership into a domestic limited liability company, the plan of conversion shall be approved by all of the partners or by a number or percentage of the partners required for the conversion in the partnership agreement.

    (c) A conversion involving a domestic converting organization is not effective unless it is approved by the domestic converting organization in accordance with its governing law and organizational documents.

    (d) A conversion of a foreign converting organization is not effective unless it is approved by the foreign organization in accordance with the law of the foreign organization’s jurisdiction of formation and its organizational documents. (Added 2015, No. 17, § 2.)