IDAHO BENEFIT CORPORATION ACT
30-2006. corporate purposes. (1) A benefit corporation shall have a purpose of creating general public benefit. This purpose is in addition to its purpose under section 30-29-301, Idaho Code.
(2) The articles of incorporation of a benefit corporation may identify one (1) or more specific public benefits that it is the purpose of the benefit corporation to create in addition to its purposes under section 30-29-301, Idaho Code, and subsection (1) of this section. The identification of a specific public benefit under this subsection does not limit the purpose of a benefit corporation to create general public benefit under subsection (1) of this subsection.
(3) The creation of general public benefit and specific public benefits under subsections (1) and (2) of this section is in the best interests of the benefit corporation.
(4) A benefit corporation may amend its articles of incorporation to add, amend or delete the identification of a specific public benefit that it is the purpose of the benefit corporation to create. In order to be effective, the amendment must be adopted by at least the minimum status vote.
(5) A professional corporation that is a benefit corporation does not violate section 30-29-1303(b), Idaho Code, by having the purpose to create general public benefit or a specific public benefit.
[30-2006, added 2015, ch. 217, sec. 1, p. 676; am. 2016, ch. 47, sec. 9, p. 107; am. 2019, ch. 90, sec. 172, p. 334.]