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Corporations Code - CORP

TITLE 1. CORPORATIONS [100 - 14631]

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

DIVISION 3. CORPORATIONS FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES [12000 - 14631]

  ( Division 3 enacted by Stats. 1947, Ch. 1038. )

PART 2. COOPERATIVE CORPORATIONS [12200 - 12704]

  ( Heading of Part 2 amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 192, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 4. Distributions [12450 - 12455]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1625, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 2. Liability of Members [12455- 12455.]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1625, Sec. 3. )

12455.
  

(a) Any person who with knowledge of facts indicating the impropriety thereof receives any distribution, including a payment in redemption of a membership, prohibited by this chapter is liable to the corporation for the amount so received by the person with interest thereon at the legal rate on judgments until paid.

(b) Any person who with knowledge of facts indicating the impropriety thereof receives any distribution, including a payment in redemption of a membership, prohibited by this chapter is liable to the corporation for the benefit of all of the creditors entitled to institute an action under subdivision (c) for the amount so received by the person with interest thereon at the legal rate on judgments until paid, but not exceeding the liabilities of the corporation owed to nonconsenting creditors at the time of the violation.

(c) Suit may be brought in the name of the corporation to enforce the liability to creditors arising under subdivision (b) for a violation of Section 12452 or 12453 against any or all persons liable by any one or more creditors of the corporation whose debts or claims arose prior to the time of the distribution and who have not consented thereto, whether or not they have reduced their claims to judgment.

(d) Any person sued under subdivision (b) may implead all other persons liable under subdivision (b) and may in the absence of fraud by the moving party compel contribution, either in that action or in an independent action against persons not joined in that action.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 812, Sec. 17.)

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