24.03A.610  <<  24.03A.615 >>   24.03A.620

Conflicting interest transactionsVoidability. (Effective January 1, 2022.)

(1) A contract or transaction between a nonprofit corporation and one or more of its members, directors, or officers; or between a nonprofit corporation and any other entity in which one or more of its directors or officers are directors or officers, hold a similar position, or have a financial interest is not void or voidable solely for that reason, or solely because the member, director, or officer is present at or participates in the meeting of the board that authorizes the contract or transaction or solely because his or her or their votes are counted for that purpose, if:
(a) The material facts as to the relationship or interest and as to the contract or transaction are disclosed or are known to the board and the board in good faith authorizes the contract or transaction by the affirmative vote of a majority of the disinterested directors even though the disinterested directors are less than a quorum;
(b) The material facts as to the relationship or interest of the member, director, or officer and as to the contract or transaction are disclosed or are known to the members entitled to vote thereon, if any, and the contract or transaction is specifically approved in good faith by vote of those members; or
(c) The contract or transaction is fair as to the corporation as of the time the board or the members authorize, approve, or ratify the transaction.
(2) Interested directors or directors holding a similar position in the other entity involved in a contract or transaction specified in subsection (1) of this section may be counted in determining the presence of a quorum at a meeting of the board that authorizes the contract or transaction.
(3) This section is applicable except as provided in the articles or bylaws.

NOTES:

Effective date2021 c 176: See note following RCW 24.03A.005.
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