Maryland Corporation Law

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Examination of reports
14
Appropriations for expenses of office
15
Annual report
16
Articles of incorpopation
17
Powers of corporation
18
Certificate from Commissioner before commencing business
19
Reorganization as national bank
20
May issue circulation upon removal of Federal Tax
21
No capital stock
22
Guarantee fund and dividends or interest 35 Fund for dividends or interest casa 36 Report of Bank Commissioner
23
Publication of statement
24
Report of unclaimed deposits 2
25
Applicability of sayings bank provisions
26
SECTION PAGE
28
GENERAL REGULATIONS
32
Reserves 87
38
Penalty for maliciously circulating false reports concerning
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SECTION PAGE
46
MISCELLANEOUS
52
SECTION PAGE
54
Amendments by incorporators permitted
58
SECTION PAGE 8A Resident agent required of domestic corporation
61
Powers of Directorselection of executive committee
62
Provisions in bylaws
63
How annual meeting warned
64
Meetings called upon requestnoticeremoval of officers
65
Meetings to be held in Statequorumspecial provisions for 18 Corporatiou voting own shares and stock in another corpora tion
66
Voting by fiduciaries
67
In what particulars charter may be amended and by what vote 67 58E n6 的 25 How amendment madewhen effectiveevidence
68
Increase of capital stock
69
Decrease of capital stock
70
Consolidation of corporationsprocedureconditionscertifi cate
71
SECTION PAGE 46 When indorsement enforced
74
How dissenting stockholder may proceed
75
Disposal of entire assets of corporationrights of dissenting stockholder
76
Stock certificates and contents
78
May issue stock without par value
79
Penalty for issuing stock in violation of Section 35
83
Provisions not construed to enlarge powers of infant or fidu ciary
84
When endorsement effectual although induced to make through fraud
85
When transfer valid although prior transfer set aside
86
Holder for security does not warrant genuineness
87
Alterations in certificate
88
Definitions 8 9
89
Callsnotice SO 62 How calls collected or enforcedmethod of salenotice
90
Liability of stockholderfiduciary as stockholder
91
Exclusive remedy of creditors to enforce stockholders liability by bill in equity
93
LOST CERTIFICATES 67 Lost or destroyed certificates
94
67A Lost rertificates of fiduciaries or agents
95
Procedure in attaching or executing on shares of stock
98
Perialty for refusal to transfer new certificate issued under preceding section
99
Right of stockholders to have statement of affairs of corpora tion 100
100
Corporation shall keep full and fair accountsannual state ment
101
DISSOLUTION
102
How proceedings conducted
103
Suit by stockholder or creditor to dissolve corporation deter mined by legal proceedings to be insolvent
104
Dissolution otherwise than by judicial proceedingspowers of directors
105
Legal consequences of dissolution
106
Proceeding to forfeit charter
107
If corporation fails to answer ex parte proceeding 10S 85 Suspension of judgment and order to remedy grievance
108
Name of corporation in court proceeding
109
Educational or charitable corporations may be compelled
111
Defined
115
99B Charter not in form is not to be received by State Tax Com
121
SECTION PAGE 108 Subjects of inquiry in examination
125
Remedy of defects found as esult of examination
126
Penalty for failure to deposit bonds
128
Limit of deposits or loans of corporation
129
Liability of stockholders of safe deposit trust and loan com panies saving clause
130
DEPOSIT WITH STATE TREASURER BY CERTAIN CLASSES OF CORPORATIONS 118 Deposits by life and accident insurance companies with ...
132
Calling in stock of life or accident insurance safe deposit trust or fidelity companies
133
Future charters must be used within two years from grant otherwise pay franchise tax
134
Consent of County Coinmisioners to be first had
136
Report upon completion of county bridge to County Comunis sioners
137
Repealed by Act of 1916 Chapter 272
138
Fines and forfeitures 138 1
139
Unpaid instalments secured by mortgage 110
140
Merger by incorporation under this article of prior associations
141
Loans to be made in money
142
May hold one hundred acres not in city without its authority
143
154B Formation of such associations
149
SECTION PAGE
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154M Bylaws of mutual fire insurance companies
156
154x Foreign mutual fire insurance companies doing business here
162
Wifes insurance of husbands life
167
Penalty for violation of aforegoing p ovisions
173
Insurance Commissioner may employ counselhis compensa
179
SECTION PAGE
182
178A Fire Marshals duties transferred to Insurance Commuissioner 191 1
195
Additional conditions
198
Registration fees with other charges
204
93 Mutual cooperative assessment or stock plan insurance com
210
SECTION PAGE 215 Abstract of annual statement to be published by insurance companies doing business in the countiesproviso
215
Time for furnishing and publishing such statements 2155
216
tribution postponed more than five yearswaiver prohibited penalty
222
Policies on underaverage risks not covered by above section
223
Who is a brokers solicitor ? His license
225
Penalty
226
List of insurance brokers to be furnished to Commissioner by Sheriff
227
Powers in investigationsto subpæpa witnessesfalse swear ing before Fire Marshal perjury
228
Expenses of officehow paidreport to Comptroller
230
Upon request make a written report of examination of fire to city or county fire authorities
231
Lodge system defined
232
Benefitsassociations with reserve may exercise enlarged pow ers
233
Beneficiaries
234
Fundsdeferred payments considered fixed liabilities
235
Investments
236
178c Inconsistent Acts iepealed 19 5
237
Powers retainedreincorporationamendments
239
Mergers and transfers
240
Admission of foreign associations
241
244A Power of attorney and service of process
242
244B Place of meetinglocation of office
243
244E Benefits not attachable
244
244F1 Annual Reportsvaluation of assets 24
246
Examination of domestic associationsespense of examina tion
247
Application for receiver
248
No adverse publications until association shall have been af forded opportunity to answer
249
Exemption of certain societies 220
250
tuary assessment plan exempt from certain provisions
251
MINING COMPANIES 245 Extent of holdings of landcapital stockquorum
252
May build and operate railroads
253
Legislature may change use of such railroads 2 3
254
Connection with such railroads 234
255
Arbitration by Board of Public Works
256
MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS 259 Authorized to make levy to pay judgments
257
Paying subscriptions in instalments
259
Increase of stock
260
Powers of condemnationproceedings
261
SECTION PAGE 270 May borrow money and issue bonds
266
Principal office
267
Warning signs at crossings 207
268
When railroad may lease to anotherapproval by stockholders 1
270
Abandonment of right of way of uncompleted railroad
271
Railroads when owning twothirds of stock may consolidate with other railroads
272
Flagmen or electric bells at public crossings
284
May cross other railroadswhen and how
285
Injuries to live stock and by fire
286
May own steamships
287
Railroads may not withhold wages of employees for benefit re lief association or the members thereofpenalty
288
Coupons must be attached to railroad tickets
289
Stop at Calvert Station in Baltimore City
290
SECTION PAGE 323 Eighthour day for block system menpenalty
291
Onehalf of fine to informerwhen above provisions apply
292
Issuance of mileage books
293
Certain conditions concerning mileage books declared void 29+ 330 Penalties
294
350A Railroads must issue mileage books
295
Full Crew Law
296
Partial invalidity not to affect other parts of Act
297
RELIGIOUS CORPORATIONS 339 Trustees of to be body politic
298
Powers 29S 341 Succession
299
Contest about electionadjustment
300
Changes how made and recorded
301
Conveyance to church by trustees
302
Vacancieshow filled
303
Churches organized since 1800method of making valid defec tive organizationbenefit of one year after passage of Act
304
SAFE DEPOSIT COMPANIES 356 Written authority for access to vaults
306
TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE COMPANIES 357 How to be formed
307
Inquisition of damages
308
May extend lines into other States may sell lease or consoli date
309
Transmission of despatchespenalty
310
Disclosure of contents of despatches
311
Charges for use of telephone between cities in this State
312
Discrimination prohibited
313
Time of filing and time received at delivery office on telegram
315
Messengers not permitted to go to certain places
316
Requisite capital and assetscertificate to be filed with State Tax Commissionerannual statement
317
State Tax Commissioner to issue certificate of qualification
318
How to be formedroads how constructed
319
Examination of turnpike or plauk road by County Commis sionêrstollsrates of fare
320
Rates of toll for traction engines to be fised by companies
321
Change of location of grade 204
322
Inquisition
324
Forfeiture
325
No toll on vehicle with rubber tires propelled by human muscles
326
CONDEMNATION OF PROPERTY BY CORPORATIONS
327
SECTION PAGE 402 Inquisition return and confirmation
328
Proceedings for condemnation
329
Police for railroad and other corporationssuch policemen must be citizens of Maryland
330
Oath of policemanauthority and powers
331
Foreign corporations liable to suit in this State when transact ing business herein
332
Meaning of terms declared to include certain companies or businesses
336
413B Term common carrier to include bridges etc
337
414a Salaries of members of the several public boards determined
342
Baltimore City relieved from duty of paying salaries of Public Boards
343
Principal office meetings
345
Payment of salariesappropriations
346
Counseldutiesdesignated to represent public or complain antsprefe ence of certain proceedings
347
Acts forbidden to commissioners and employeesremovalin compatible duties
349
Records publicreportsfacts may be withheld ninety days fees for copies
350
Subpoenas for witnessesfeeswitness refusing to attend or answercommitment to jail
351
Rules for hearingsnot bound by technical rules of evidence incriminationimmunity
352
Rehearingservice of orderscourt proceedings to vacate or ders
353
Applicability to carriers
354
Switch and sidetrack connections
356
Tariff schedules
357
Unjust discrimination prohibited
359
Steamboat transportation for advertisements
361
Interchange of passengers and freightpreferences and dis crimination between carriers prohibited
362
Long and short haulspower of Commissiondistribution of cars
363
Penalties
377
General supervision over gas and electric corporationsquality
383
Issuance of stock for certain purposes 3 90
392
Procedure in the courts to vacate orders of Commission
399
Juryhow selected
400
SECTION PAGE
403
Iuconsistent Acts repealed
409
Corporations not to act as attorneys at law
415
SECTION PAGE FRAUDCORPORATE MISREPRESENTATION 148 Issuance of false statement of financial condition of corpora tions
417
Definition of the words suffer or permit
418
Fine for violation of the Act
419
Penalty for violation of Act
420
Conductors authorized to assign white and colored to respective cars and empowered to enforce the separation of white and colored
421
To what persons Act does not apply
422
15 Penalty for failure of captain or other orlicer to enforce law
423
Provisions applicable to certain suburban electric lines
424
Penalty for violation by conductor or manager
425
SECTION PAGE 414 Riding on train without authoritypenalty
426
Every part of Act independent
427
Shooting or throwing at train
428
TEEGRAPHS AND TELEPHONES 359 Unlawful to divulge contents of messages
429
ARTICLE XXXIIIA EMINENT DOMAIN REGULATING THE PROCEDURE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY FOR PUBLIC USE BY CO...
430
Summonspublication
431
General powers and duties of Commission in respect to carriers
432
Rules of law applicable
433
View of premises by jury
434
Right to intervene
435
Appeal
436
Hearing of appealcounsel fee 137
437
Costs in lower court and on appeal 137
438
Partial invalidity of Actnot applicable to pending proceeilings
439
ARTICLE XXXV
440
ARTICLE XXXVII
441
SECTION PAGE 19A Appeal from assessment by a municipal corporation other than Baltimore City
459
When appeal sustained 400
461
Taxation of savings banks
462
No exemption under Section 91 as to savings banks 403
463
Penalty
464
Proceedings 4614
465
BONUS TAX ON CAPITAL STOCK
466
When paidamount of taxexceptions 406
467
Reco ding receipts for payment of bonus tax 408
468
Stock of public and private corporations excluded from county and city assessment so far as relates to State tax
469
Appointmenttenure_salaryduties
470
Clerks and salaries
471
153A Banks to report amount of capital stock surplus and undivided profits
472
Penalty for failure to pay tax
473
May be required under oath
476
Exemption of manufacturing plants from local taxation
483
Definition of gross receipts
489
Oath by mortgagee in counties where mortgage tax imposed 698
498
County Commissioners and Appeal Tax Court to correct as sessment 474
503
County Commissioners to value personal property and revise
504
SECTION PAGE
507
Powers and duties of Commission
514
Office of State Tax Commissioner abolishedpowers and duties
521
ARTICLE CI
526
Transcribed copy of evidence and proceedings certified by
532
If payments to fund be not made collection to be made by suit
538
This Act shall not affect existing policies or any a rangement
544
When a Federal law applicable to common car iers in inter
550
In addition to the compensation provided in the schedules
556
Commission shall determine whether compensation to be paid
562
Oath to jurors 328
623
See appendix
636
Occupation of roads streets or alleys 2015
637
Mistaken statement of age of insuredreal age to be the basis
641
Attempts to obstruct to be felonypenalty 425
665
railroads and street railways 364
670
Agreement to waive the benefit of this Act is voidagreement
684

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