Banking Law Section 6004
Fixing record date
1.For the purpose of determining the stockholders entitled to notice of or to vote at any meeting of stockholders or any adjournment thereof, or to express consent to or dissent from any proposal without a meeting, or for the purpose of determining stockholders entitled to receive payment of any dividend or the allotment of any rights, or for the purpose of any other action, the by-laws may provide for fixing or, in the absence of such provision, the board may fix, in advance, a date as the record date for any such determination of stockholders. Such date shall not be more than fifty nor less than ten days before the date of such meeting, nor more than fifty days prior to any other action.
2.If no record date is fixed:
(a)The record date for the determination of stockholders entitled to notice of or to vote at a meeting of stockholders shall be at the close of business on the day next preceding the day on which notice is given, or, if no notice is given, the day on which the meeting is held.
(b)The record date for determining stockholders for any purpose other than that specified in paragraph (a) shall be at the close of business on the day on which the resolution of the board relating thereto is adopted.
3.When a determination of stockholders of record entitled to notice of or to vote at any meeting of stockholders has been made as provided in this section, such determination shall apply to any adjournment thereof, unless the board fixes a new record date under this section for the adjourned meeting.
Section 6004 — Fixing record date,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/BNK/6004 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).