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Corporations Code - CORP

TITLE 1. CORPORATIONS [100 - 14631]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1947, Ch. 1038. )

DIVISION 2. NONPROFIT CORPORATION LAW [5000 - 10841]

  ( Heading of Division 2 amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 567. )

PART 11. NONPROFIT MEDICAL, HOSPITAL, OR LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONS [10810 - 10841]

  ( Heading of Part 11 amended by Stats. 1979, Ch. 665. )

ARTICLE 1. Nonprofit Corporations for Medical Services [10810 - 10812]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1305. )

10810.
  

A nonprofit corporation may be formed under Part 2 (commencing with Section 5110) or Part 3 (commencing with Section 7110) of this division for the purposes of defraying or assuming the cost of professional services of licentiates under any chapter of Division 2 (commencing with Section 500) of the Business and Professions Code or of rendering any such services, but it may not engage directly or indirectly in the performance of the corporate purposes or objects unless all of the following requirements are met:

(a) At least one-fourth of all licentiates of the particular profession residing in California become members.

(b) Membership in the corporation and an opportunity to render professional services upon a uniform basis are available to all licensed members of the particular profession.

(c) Voting by proxy and cumulative voting are prohibited.

(d) A certificate is issued to the corporation by the particular professional board whose licentiates have become members, finding compliance with the requirements of subdivisions (a), (b), and (c).

Any such corporation shall be subject to supervision by the particular professional board under which its members are licensed and shall also be subject to the part under which it is formed, either Part 2 (commencing with Section 5110) or Part 3 (commencing with Section 7110) of this division, except as to matters specifically otherwise provided for in this article.

(Added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1305.)

10811.
  

Any nonprofit corporation described in Section 10810 which defrays or assumes some portion or all of the costs of refractions or eye appliances shall offer an equal opportunity to render professional services upon a uniform basis to all licentiates expressly authorized by law to render such services.

(Added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1305.)

10812.
  

The provisions of Sections 10810 and 10811 of this article apply to corporations formed on or after January 1, 1980, under Part 2 or Part 3 of this division and pursuant to this article and to corporations existing on December 31, 1979, and formed under Section 9201 or 9201.1 of the Corporations Code then in effect.

(Added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1305.)

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