GENERAL BUSINESS CORPORATIONS
DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS
30-29-832. DIRECTORS’ LIABILITY FOR UNLAWFUL DISTRIBUTIONS. (a) A director who votes for or assents to a distribution in excess of what may be authorized and made pursuant to section 30-29-640(a) or 30-29-1409(a), Idaho Code, is personally liable to the corporation for the amount of the distribution that exceeds what could have been distributed without violating section 30-29-640(a) or 30-29-1409(a), Idaho Code, if the party asserting liability establishes that when taking the action the director did not comply with section 30-29-830, Idaho Code.
(b) A director held liable under subsection (a) of this section for an unlawful distribution is entitled to:
(1) Contribution from every other director who could be held liable under subsection (a) of this section for the unlawful distribution; and
(2) Recoupment from each shareholder of the pro rata portion of the amount of the unlawful distribution the shareholder accepted knowing the distribution was made in violation of section 30-29-640(a) or 30-29-1409(a), Idaho Code.
(c) A proceeding to enforce:
(1) The liability of a director under subsection (a) of this section is barred unless it is commenced within two (2) years after the date:
(i) On which the effect of the distribution was measured under section 30-29-640(e) or (g), Idaho Code; or
(ii) As of which the violation of section 30-29-640(a), Idaho Code, occurred as the consequence of disregard of a restriction in the articles of incorporation; or
(iii) On which the distribution of assets to shareholders under section 30-29-1409(a), Idaho Code, was made; or
(2) Contribution or recoupment under subsection (b) of this section is barred unless it is commenced within one (1) year after the liability of the claimant has been finally adjudicated under subsection (a) of this section.
[(30-29-832) 30-29-833, added 2015, ch. 243, sec. 63, p. 933; am. and redesig. 2019, ch. 90, sec. 92, p. 278.]