CONTROL SHARE ACQUISITION ACT
30-1603. Application. (1) The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to a control share acquisition if:
(a) The acquiring person was an acquiring person on, or became an acquiring person pursuant to a tender offer commenced prior to, the day following the effective date of this act, and remained such;
(b) The original articles or bylaws of the issuing public corporation contain a provision expressly electing not to be subject to this chapter;
(c) The issuing public corporation, by action of its board of directors, adopts an amendment to its bylaws expressly electing not to be subject to this chapter; or
(d) The issuing public corporation, by action of its shareholders, adopts an amendment to its articles of incorporation or bylaws approved by the shareholders holding sixty-six and two-thirds per cent (66 2/3%) of the outstanding voting power of all shares entitled to vote, excluding the shares of interested shareholders and their affiliates and associates, under which the issuing public corporation by such shareholder action expressly elects not to be subject to this chapter, and such amendment provides that it is not to be effective until eighteen (18) months after the effective date of this chapter.
(2) The shares of an issuing public corporation acquired by an acquiring person in a control share acquisition that exceed the threshold of voting power of any of the ranges specified in section 30-1604(1)(d), Idaho Code, have only the voting rights accorded them pursuant to section 30-1607, Idaho Code, and then only as provided in such section, and will not otherwise have any voting rights regardless of the terms thereof.
(3) This chapter does not apply to insurance companies regulated under Title 41, Idaho Code.
[30-1603, added 1988, ch. 84, sec. 2, p. 153.]