Title 7
Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships

Chapter 1.2
Rhode Island Business Corporation Act

Part 7

R.I. Gen. Laws § 7-1.2-704

§ 7-1.2-704. Voting list.

(a) After fixing a record date for a meeting, a corporation shall prepare a list of the names of all its shareholders who are entitled to notice of a shareholders’ meeting.

(b) The shareholders’ list must be available for inspection by any shareholder, at least ten (10) days before the meeting for which the list was prepared and continuing through the meeting, at the corporation’s registered office or principal place of business. A shareholder, his or her agent or attorney is entitled on written demand to inspect the list during regular business hours during the period it is available for inspection.

(c) The corporation shall make the shareholders’ list available to any shareholder in attendance, whether in person or by remote communication, and any shareholder, his or her agent, or attorney is entitled to inspect the list at any time during the meeting or any adjournment.

(d) The persons who appear from the list to be shareholders entitled to vote at the meeting may vote at the meeting.

(e) If the right to vote at any meeting is challenged, the person presiding at the meeting shall rely on the list to determine the right of the challenged person to vote.

History of Section.
P.L. 2004, ch. 216, § 2; P.L. 2004, ch. 274, § 2; P.L. 2005, ch. 120, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 130, § 1; P.L. 2018, ch. 346, § 2.