Corporations 2010

Corporations Laws Study Group

Henry Chatham
Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.

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

The Corporation 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 Funda Act (UPMIFA)
  • amendments to Mississippi Business Corporation Act
  • amendment to Section 79-1-1 of the General Corporation laws
  • amendments to ​​​§ 57-73-21 (Jobs Tax Credit)


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

Corporations Law Study Group #1 (June 24, 2010)

Corporations Law Study Group #2 (July 21, 2010)

Corporations law study group #3 (September 8. 2010)

corporations law study group #4 (October 6, 2010)