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A10336 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     April 10, 2018
          MAGNARELLI,  RIVERA,  ERRIGO,  GALEF -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
          CROUCH, LAWRENCE -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Corpo-
          rations,  Authorities  and  Commissions  -- committee discharged, bill
          amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-

        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  not-for-profit  corporation law, in relation to
          requiring that no corporation have a membership of  fewer  than  three
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (a) of section 601 of the  not-for-profit  corpo-
     2  ration law, as amended by chapter 549 of the laws of 2013, is amended to
     3  read as follows:
     4    (a)  A  corporation  shall have one or more classes of members, or, in
     5  the case of a charitable corporation, may have no members, in which case
     6  any such provision for classes of members or for no members shall be set
     7  forth in the certificate of incorporation or the by-laws.  Corporations,
     8  joint-stock  associations, unincorporated associations and partnerships,
     9  as well as any other person without limitation, may be members, provided
    10  however, that effective July first, two  thousand  nineteen,  no  corpo-
    11  ration except a corporation that has no members, shall have a membership
    12  comprised  of fewer than three persons.  A corporation may have a corpo-
    13  ration, joint-stock association, unincorporated association or  partner-
    14  ship  as  a  sole  member, if such corporation, joint-stock association,
    15  unincorporated association or partnership is owned or controlled  by  no
    16  fewer than three persons.
    17    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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