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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 1. GENERAL [25 - 680.4]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 7. MISCELLANEOUS [6000 - 7599.2]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

CHAPTER 11. Governmental Shareholders [6900 - 6901]
  ( Chapter 11 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 487. )

6900.
  

Whenever any governmental body is a shareholder of any corporation, and a resolution is before the shareholders which will permit or authorize cumulative voting for directors, such governmental body shall vote its shares to permit or authorize cumulative voting.

As used in this section the term “governmental body” means the state, and any office, department, division, bureau, board, commission or agency thereof, and all counties, cities, districts, public authorities, public agencies and other political subdivisions or public corporations in the state.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 487.)

6901.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of the law, every state agency owning common stock shall, when returning proxies to a corporation, vote each proxy that is returned to the corporation. Nothing in this section shall prohibit a state agency owning common stock from abstaining on a corporate or shareholder proposal and notifying the corporation in writing of the state agency’s desire to abstain on a corporate or shareholder proposal.

As used in this section “state agency” includes the state, the University of California, and any office, department, division, bureau, board, commission, agency, or pension or retirement system thereof.

(Amended by Stats. 1981, Ch. 714, Sec. 163.)

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