Alaska Legislature Passes Bill Allowing Virtual Shareholder Meetings

JUNEAU – The Alaska Legislature today unanimously passed Senate Bill 24, allowing corporate shareholder meetings and nonprofit member meetings to be held electronically.

“I am grateful for the support from my colleagues for this commonsense reform,” said Senator David Wilson, R-Wasilla, the bill’s sponsor. “The ability to meet electronically during the pandemic has proven to be invaluable to corporations and nonprofit organizations, enabling them to operate more efficiently and with greater flexibility and participation than in the past.”

Previous emergency orders have allowed for these electronic meetings, but that authorization expired with the most recent declaration.

SB 24 passed the Senate by a vote of 19-0 and the House 32-0, for a combined vote of 51-0. The bill is now on its way to Governor Mike Dunleavy’s desk for his signature.

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