Policy and Research | Past Study Groups

Corporation Laws Study Group

 Chair
Henry Chatham
Wise Carter Chile & Caraway, P.A.

 Vice Chair
Stephen Burrow
Heidelberg Steinberger Colmer & Burrow P.A.

The Coporation Laws Study Group was created in the summer of 2010 by the Secretary of State's Office. The Study Group held four meetings and several subgroup (Chapter 7, Chapter 8, Conforming Amendments, Definitions and Expired Charter) meetings. Copies of the meeting agendas and minutes are set forth below. The Study Group proposed the following bills to the Legislature:

  • Uniform Prudent Management Of Institutional Funds Act (UPMIFA)
  • amendments to Mississippi Business Corporation Act
  • amendments to Section 79-1-1 of the General Corporation laws
  • amendments to § 57-73-21 (Jobs Tax Credit)

Legislation recommended by the Corporation Laws Study Group was signed by Governor Barbour on March 14, 2011. Click here to view a copy of Senate Bill 2408.


Corporation Laws Study Group  #1 (June 24, 2010)

Corporations Study Group  #2 (July  21, 2010)

Corporations Study Group  #3 (September  8, 2010)

Corporations Study Group  #4 (October  6, 2010)

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