Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships
Rhode Island Business Corporation Act
Directors and Officers
R.I. Gen. Laws § 7-1.2-812
§ 7-1.2-812. Officers.
(a) The officers of a corporation consist of a president, a secretary, and a treasurer, and such other officers as are authorized by the bylaws or the board of directors each of whom is elected by the board of directors or by the shareholders at a time and in a manner as prescribed by the bylaws. Any other officers and assistant officers and agents that are necessary may be elected or appointed by the board of directors or by the shareholders or chosen in another manner prescribed by the bylaws. Any two (2) or more offices may be held by the same person. A failure to elect officers does not dissolve or otherwise affect the corporation.
(b) All officers of the corporation, as between themselves and the corporation, have the authority and perform any duties in the management of the corporation that may be provided in the bylaws, or that may be determined by resolution of the board of directors, subject to any limitations on the authority contained in the bylaws.
History of Section.
P.L. 2004, ch. 216, § 2; P.L. 2004, ch. 274, § 2.