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Title 11 : Corporations, Partnerships and Associations

Chapter 025 : LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES

Subchapter 010 : CONVERSION, MERGER, AND DOMESTICATION

(Cite as: 11 V.S.A. § 4145)
  • § 4145. Amendment or abandonment of plan of conversion

    (a) A plan of conversion of a domestic converting limited liability company may be amended:

    (1) in the same manner as the plan was approved, if the plan does not provide for the manner in which it may be amended; or

    (2) by its managers or members in the manner provided in the plan of conversion, but a member that was entitled to vote on or consent to approval of the conversion is entitled to vote on or consent to any amendment of the plan that will change:

    (A) the amount or kind of interests, securities, obligations, money, other property, rights to acquire interests or securities, or any combination of the foregoing, to be received by any of the members of the converting company under the plan;

    (B) the public organizational documents, if any, or private organizational documents of the converted organization which will be in effect immediately after the conversion becomes effective, except for changes that do not require approval of the interest holders of the converted organization under its governing law or organizational documents; or

    (C) any other terms or conditions of the plan, if the change would adversely affect the member in any material respect.

    (b) A plan of conversion of a general or limited partnership may be amended:

    (1) in the same manner as the plan was approved, if the plan does not provide for the manner in which it may be amended; or

    (2) by its general partner or general partners in the manner provided in the plan, but a partner that was entitled to vote on or consent to approval of the conversion is entitled to vote on or consent to any amendment of the plan that will change:

    (A) the amount or kind of interests, securities, obligations, money, other property, rights to acquire interests or securities, or any combination of the foregoing, to be received by any of the partners of the converting company under the plan;

    (B) the public organizational documents, if any, or private organizational documents of the converted organization which will be in effect immediately after the conversion becomes effective, except for changes that do not require approval of the interest holders of the converted organization under its governing statute or governing documents; or

    (C) any other terms or conditions of the plan, if the change would adversely affect the partner in any material respect.

    (c)(1) After a plan of conversion has been approved by a domestic converting limited liability company and before a statement of conversion becomes effective, the plan may be abandoned as provided in the plan.

    (2) Unless prohibited by the plan, a domestic converting limited liability company may abandon the plan in the same manner as the plan was approved.

    (d)(1) If a plan of conversion is abandoned after a statement of conversion has been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing and before the statement becomes effective, a statement of abandonment, signed by the converting organization, shall be delivered to the Secretary of State for filing before the statement of conversion becomes effective.

    (2) The statement of abandonment takes effect on filing, and the conversion is abandoned and does not become effective.

    (3) The statement of abandonment shall contain:

    (A) the name of the converting limited liability company;

    (B) the date on which the statement of conversion was filed by the Secretary of State; and

    (C) a statement that the conversion has been abandoned in accordance with this section. (Added 2015, No. 17, § 2.)