BANKS AND BANKING
IDAHO CREDIT UNION ACT
26-2113B. SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS. (1) A special membership meeting of a credit union may be called by:
(a) A majority vote of the board;
(b) A majority vote of the supervisory committee to suspend a director for cause; or
(c) A written petition signed or similarly authenticated by at least ten percent (10%) or two thousand (2,000) of the members of a credit union, whichever is less.
(2) Call of a special membership meeting of a credit union shall be in writing submitted to the secretary of the credit union by the board, the petitioners or the supervisory committee as applicable and shall state specifically the purpose or purposes for which the meeting is called and the agenda item or items for consideration by the members at the meeting. If the special membership meeting is called for the removal of one (1) or more directors or supervisory committee members, the call shall state the name of each individual whose removal is sought.
(3)(a) On receipt of a call for a special membership meeting, the secretary of the credit union shall determine whether the call satisfies the requirements of this section. If so, the secretary shall determine a reasonable date and time at which the special membership meeting will be held and provide notice of the special membership meeting in accordance with the requirements of this subsection. The special membership meeting must be held in the manner prescribed by the board in accordance with the bylaws. If the meeting is conducted electronically, the credit union shall offer a means of participation in the meeting for members who are unable to participate electronically using their own communication services and equipment. The special membership meeting must be held no later than sixty (60) days after the date on which the call is received by the secretary.
(b) The secretary shall give notice of the special membership meeting at least thirty (30) days before the date of the meeting, or within such other reasonable time period as may be provided in the bylaws. The notice must state the purpose or purposes for which the special membership meeting is called and the agenda items for the meeting. If the special membership meeting is called for the removal of one (1) or more directors or supervisory committee members, the notice must state the name of each individual whose removal is sought.
(4) Except as provided in this subsection, the chairperson of the board shall preside over special membership meetings. If the purpose of the special membership meeting includes the removal of the chairperson, the next highest-ranking board officer whose removal is not sought shall preside over the meeting. If the removal of all board officers is sought, the chairperson of the supervisory committee shall preside over the special membership meeting.
(5) At the special membership meeting, only those agenda items that are stated in the notice for the meeting may be considered.
(6) Special membership meetings shall be conducted according to the rules of procedure set forth in the bylaws. If the bylaws do not specify the rules of procedure that shall govern a special membership meeting, the special membership meeting shall be conducted according to the rules of procedure approved by the board.
[26-2113B, added 2018, ch. 165, sec. 4, p. 329; am. 2022, ch. 78, sec. 9, p. 222.]