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  351.467.  Filing for discontinuation of certain corporations — procedure. — 1.  If the stockholders of a corporation of this state, having only two shareholders each of which own fifty percent of the stock therein, shall be unable to agree upon the desirability of continuing the business of such corporation, either stockholder may file with the circuit court in which the principal place of business of such corporation is located a petition stating that it desires to discontinue the business of such corporation and to dispose of the assets used in such business in accordance with a plan to be agreed upon by both stockholders or that, if no such plan shall be agreed upon by both stockholders, the corporation be dissolved.  Such petition shall have attached thereto a copy of the proposed plan of discontinuance and distribution and a certificate stating that copies of such petition and plan have been transmitted in writing to the other stockholder and to the directors and officers of such corporation.

  2.  Unless both stockholders file with the court:  (1) within ninety days of the date of the filing of such petition, a certificate similarly executed and acknowledged stating that they have agreed on such plan, or a modification thereof, and (2) within one hundred eighty days from the date of the filing of such petition, a certificate similarly executed and acknowledged stating that the distribution provided by such plan had been completed, the court shall dissolve such corporation and shall by appointment of one or more trustees or receivers, administer and wind up its affairs in a method intended to realize the maximum value for the stockholders, including the sale of the company as a going concern, if appropriate.  Either or both of the above periods may be extended by agreement of the stockholder, evidenced by a certificate similarly executed, acknowledged and filed with the court prior to the expiration of such period.

  3.  If, at any time within ninety days prior to the date upon which a petition is filed pursuant to subsection 1 of this section, shares of a corporation are owned by or for the benefit of persons who would be deemed related taxpayers for purposes of Section 267 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or the regulations promulgated thereunder, then such shares shall be deemed owned by one stockholder for purposes of this section.


(L. 1999 S.B. 278)

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