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Corporations Code - CORP

TITLE 1. CORPORATIONS [100 - 14631]

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


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

PART 3. FISH MARKETING [13200 - 13356]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 207. )

CHAPTER 6. Powers [13325 - 13335]
  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 207. )


An association may:

Engage in any activity in connection with the marketing, selling, preserving, harvesting, drying, processing, manufacturing, canning, packing, grading, storing, handling, or utilization of any fishery products produced or delivered to it by its members; or the manufacturing or marketing of the by-products thereof; or any activity in connection with the purchase, hiring, or use by its members of supplies, machinery, or equipment, or in the financing of any such activities.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 207.)


An association may borrow without limitation as to amount of corporate indebtedness or liability and may make advances to members.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 207.)


An association may act as the agent or representative of any member or members in any of the two next preceding sections.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 207.)


An association may establish reserves and invest the funds thereof in bonds or in such other property as may be provided in the by-laws.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 207.)


An association may purchase or otherwise acquire, hold, own, and exercise all rights of ownership in, sell, transfer, pledge, or guarantee the payment of dividends or interest on, or the retirement or redemption of, shares of the capital stock or bonds of any corporation or association engaged in any related activity or in the warehousing or handling or marketing or packing or manufacturing or processing or preparing for market of any of the fishery products handled by the association.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 207.)


An association may buy, hold and exercise all privileges or ownership, over such real or personal property as may be necessary or convenient for the conduct and operation of any of the business of the association, or incidental thereto.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 207.)


An association may levy assessments in the manner and in the amount provided in its by-laws.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 207.)


An association may do each and every thing necessary, suitable or proper for the accomplishment of any one of the purposes or the attainment of any one or more of the objects enumerated in this article; or conducive to or expedient for the interest or benefit of the association; and contract accordingly; and in addition exercise and possess all powers, rights and privileges necessary or incidental to the purposes for which the association is organized or to the activities in which it is engaged; and, in addition, any other rights, powers and privileges granted by the laws of this State to ordinary corporations, except such as are inconsistent with the express provisions of this act; and do any such thing anywhere.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 207.)


An association may use or employ any of its facilities for any purpose; provided, the proceeds arising from such use and employment go to reduce the cost of operation for its members; but the fishery products of nonmembers shall not be dealt in to an amount greater in value than such as are handled by it for its members.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 207.)


An association may organize, form, operate, own, control, have an interest in, own stock of, or be a member of any other corporation or corporations, with or without capital stock and engaged in preserving, drying, processing, canning, packing, storing, handling, shipping, utilizing, manufacturing, marketing, or selling of the fishery products handled by the association, or the by-products thereof.

If such corporations are warehousing corporations, they may issue legal warehouse receipts to the association against the commodities delivered by it, or to any other person and such legal warehouse receipts shall be considered as adequate collateral to the extent of the usual and current value of the commodity represented thereby. In case such warehouse is licensed or licensed and bonded under the laws of this State or the United States, its warehouse receipt delivered to the association on commodities of the association or its members, or delivered by the association or its members, shall not be challenged or discriminated against because of ownership or control, wholly or in part, by the association.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 207.)


Any association may, upon resolution adopted by its board of directors, enter into all necessary and proper contracts and agreements and make all necessary and proper stipulations, agreements and contracts and arrangements with any other cooperative or other corporation, association, or associations, formed in this or in any other State, for the cooperative and more economical carrying on of its business or any part or parts thereof. Any two or more associations may, by agreement between them, unite in employing and using or may separately employ and use the same personnel, methods, means, and agencies for carrying on and conducting their respective business.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 207.)

CORPCorporations Code - CORP