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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXX
SOCIAL WELFARE
Chapter 425
RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES
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F.S. 425.18
425.18 Initiative by members.Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, any proposition embodied in a petition signed by not less than 10 percent of the members of a cooperative, together with any document submitted with such petition to give effect to the proposition, shall be submitted to the members of a cooperative, either at a special meeting of the members held within 45 days after the presentation of such petition or, if the date of the next annual meeting of members falls within 90 days after such presentation or if the petition so requests, at such annual meeting. The approval of the board of trustees shall not be required in respect of any proposition or document submitted to the members pursuant to this section and approved by them, but such proposition or document shall be subject to all other applicable provisions of this chapter. Any affidavit or affidavits required to be filed with any such document pursuant to applicable provisions of this chapter shall, in such case, be modified to show compliance with the provisions of this section.
History.s. 17, ch. 19138, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 6494(60).