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                                                      PRINTER'S NO. 2057

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA


HOUSE BILL

No. 1622 Session of 2005


        INTRODUCED BY MANN, CALTAGIRONE, DALLY, FRANKEL, FREEMAN, GEIST,
           GERGELY, GRUCELA, JAMES, JOSEPHS, PRESTON, SAINATO, SHANER,
           J. TAYLOR, TIGUE, WANSACZ, WHEATLEY AND YOUNGBLOOD,
           JUNE 3, 2005

        REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, JUNE 3, 2005

                                     AN ACT

     1  Amending Title 15 (Corporations and Unincorporated Associations)
     2     of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing
     3     for qualifications of directors.

     4     The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
     5  hereby enacts as follows:
     6     Section 1.  Section 5722 of Title 15 of the Pennsylvania
     7  Consolidated Statutes is amended to read:
     8  § 5722.  Qualifications of directors.
     9     (a)  General rule.--Each director shall be a natural person
    10  of full age except as provided in subsection (b) who, unless
    11  otherwise restricted in the bylaws, need not be a resident of
    12  this Commonwealth or a member of the corporation. Except as
    13  otherwise provided in this section, the qualifications of
    14  directors may be prescribed in the bylaws.
    15     (b)  Directors not of full age.--A nonprofit corporation
    16  organized primarily for recreational or youth development and
    17  delinquency prevention purposes for the benefit of individuals


     1  18 years of age or younger may amend its articles of
     2  incorporation to include one or more directors on its board who
     3  are 16 or 17 years of age. If a nonprofit corporation amends its
     4  articles of incorporation to include directors who are 16 or 17
     5  years of age, the total number of such directors may not exceed
     6  one-half of the total number of directors required for a quorum
     7  for the transaction of business.
     8     Section 2.  This act shall take effect in 60 days.















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