GENERAL BUSINESS CORPORATIONS
DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS
30-29-856. indemnification of officers. (a) A corporation may indemnify and advance expenses under sections 30-29-850 through 30-29-859, Idaho Code, to an officer who is a party to a proceeding because he or she is an officer:
(1) To the same extent as a director; and
(2) If he or she is an officer but not a director, to such further extent as may be provided by the articles of incorporation or the bylaws, or by a resolution adopted or a contract approved by the board of directors, or shareholders except for:
(i) Liability in connection with a proceeding by or in the right of the corporation other than for expenses incurred in connection with the proceeding; or
(ii) Liability arising out of conduct that constitutes:
(A) Receipt by the officer of a financial benefit to which he or she is not entitled;
(B) An intentional infliction of harm on the corporation or the shareholders; or
(C) An intentional violation of criminal law.
(b) The provisions of subsection (a)(2) of this section shall apply to an officer who is also a director if he or she is made a party to the proceeding based on an act or omission solely as an officer.
(c) An officer who is not a director is entitled to mandatory indemnification under section 30-29-852, Idaho Code, and may apply to a court under section 30-29-854, Idaho Code, for indemnification or an advance for expenses, in each case to the same extent to which a director may be entitled to indemnification or advance for expenses under those sections.
[30-29-856, added 2015, ch. 243, sec. 63, p. 937; am. 2019, ch. 90, sec. 104, p. 284.]