IDAHO BENEFIT CORPORATION ACT
30-2004. election of benefit corporation status. (1) An existing business corporation may become a benefit corporation under this chapter by amending its articles of incorporation so that they contain a statement that the corporation is a benefit corporation. In order to be effective, the amendment must be adopted by at least the minimum status vote.
(2) (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection, if a domestic entity that is not a benefit corporation is a party to a merger or conversion or the exchanging entity in an interest exchange and the surviving or converted entity in the merger, conversion or interest exchange is to be a benefit corporation, the plan of merger, conversion or interest exchange must be approved by the domestic entity by at least the minimum status vote.
(b) Paragraph (a) of this subsection does not apply in the case of a corporation that is a party to a merger if the shareholders of the corporation are not entitled to vote on the merger pursuant to section 30-29-1105, Idaho Code.
[30-2004, added 2015, ch. 217, sec. 1, p. 675; am. 2016, ch. 47, sec. 7, p. 106.]