KANSAS OFFICE of
  REVISOR of STATUTES

  

Home >> Statutes >> Back


Click to open printable format in new window.Printable Format
 | Next

17-6014. Application of the Kansas general corporation code to nonstock corporations. [See Revisor's Note] (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsections (b) and (c), the provisions of the Kansas general corporation code shall apply to nonstock corporations in the manner specified in this subsection:

(1) All references to stockholders of the corporation shall be deemed to refer to members of the corporation;

(2) all references to the board of directors of the corporation shall be deemed to refer to the governing body of the corporation;

(3) all references to directors or to members of the board of directors of the corporation shall be deemed to refer to members of the governing body of the corporation; and

(4) all references to stock, capital stock, or shares thereof of a corporation authorized to issue capital stock shall be deemed to refer to memberships of a nonprofit nonstock corporation and to membership interests of any other nonstock corporation.

(b) Subsection (a) shall not apply to:

(1) K.S.A. 17-6002 (a)(4), (b)(1) and (b)(2), 17-6009 (a), 17-6301, 17-6404, 17-6505, 17-6518, 17-6520 (b), 17-6601, 17-6602, 17-6703, 17-6705, 17-6706, 17-6707, 17-6708, 17-6801, 17-6805, 17-6805a, 17-7001, 17-7002, 17-7503 (a)(4) and (b)(4), 17-7504, 17-7505 (a)(4) and (b)(4) and 17-7514 (c), and amendments thereto, and K.S.A. 2021 Supp. 17-6014, and amendments thereto, that apply to nonstock corporations by their terms;

(2) K.S.A. 17-6002 (e), the last sentence of 17-6009 (b), 17-6401, 17-6402, 17-6403, 17-6405, 17-6406, 17-6407 (d), 17-6408, 17-6411, 17-6412, 17-6413, 17-6414, 17-6415, 17-6416, 17-6417, 17-6418, 17-6501, 17-6502, 17-6503, 17-6504, 17-6506, 17-6509, 17-6512, 17-6521, 17-6603, 17-6604, 17-6701, 17-6702, 17-6803 and 17-6804, and amendments thereto, and K.S.A. 2021 Supp. 17-6427, 17-6428, 17-6429 and 17-72a04, and amendments thereto; and

(3) article 72 and article 73 of chapter 17 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto.

(c) In the case of a nonprofit nonstock corporation, subsection (a) shall not apply to:

(1) The sections and articles listed in subsection (b);

(2) K.S.A. 17-6002 (b)(3), 17-6304 (a)(2), 17-6507, 17-6508, 17-6712, 17-7503, 17-7505, 17-7509 and 17-7511, and amendments thereto, and K.S.A. 2021 Supp. 17-6011 (a)(2) and (a)(3), and amendments thereto; and

(3) article 64 of chapter 17 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, and K.S.A. 2021 Supp. 17-72a01 through 17-72a09, and amendments thereto.

(d) For purposes of the Kansas general corporation code:

(1) A "charitable nonstock corporation" is any nonprofit nonstock corporation that is exempt from taxation under § 501(c)(3) of the federal internal revenue code of 1986, 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3);

(2) a "membership interest" is, unless otherwise provided in a nonstock corporation's articles of incorporation, a member's share of the profits and losses of a nonstock corporation, or a member's right to receive distributions of the nonstock corporation's assets, or both;

(3) a "nonprofit nonstock corporation" is a nonstock corporation that does not have membership interests; and

(4) a "nonstock corporation" is any corporation organized under the Kansas general corporation code that is not authorized to issue capital stock.

History: L. 2016, ch. 110, § 4; L. 2017, ch. 71, § 10; L. 2021, ch. 61, § 11; July 1.

Source or Prior Law:

8 Del. C. § 114.

Revisor’s Note:

CAUTION: This statute was amended by L. 2021, ch. 61, § 12, to be effective on January 1, 2023.


 | Next

NEW
2021 New, Amended and Repealed Statutes

2021 SPECIAL SESSION
Information for Special Session 2021

LEGISLATIVE COORDINATING COUNCIL
6/16/2022 Meeting Notice Agenda
2/23/2022 Meeting Notice Agenda
1/7/2022 Meeting Notice Agenda

LCC Policies

KANSAS COMMISSION ON INTERSTATE
COOPERATION
6/29/2022 Meeting Notice Agenda

REVISOR OF STATUTES
2021 Interim Assignments
2022 Valid Section Numbers
Chapter 72 Statute Transfer List
Kansas School Equity & Enhancement Act
Gannon v. State
General Information, Legal Analysis & Research
2021 Amended & Repealed Statutes
2020 Amended & repealed Statutes
2019 Amended & Repealed Statutes

USEFUL LINKS
Session Laws

 OTHER LEGISLATIVE SITES
Kansas Legislature
Administrative Services
Division of Post Audit
Research Department