N.Y. Religious Corporations Law Section 200
Control of trustees by corporate meetings

  • salaries of ministers

A corporate meeting of an incorporated church, whose trustees are elective as such, may give directions, not inconsistent with law, as to the manner in which any of the temporal affairs of the church shall be administered by the trustees thereof; and such directions shall be followed by the trustees. The trustees of an incorporated church to which this article is applicable, shall have no power to settle or remove or fix the salary of the minister, or without the consent of a corporate meeting, to incur debts beyond what is necessary for the care of the property of the corporation; or to fix or charge the time, nature or order of the public or social worship of such church, except when such trustees are also the spiritual officers of such church.

Source: Section 200 — Control of trustees by corporate meetings; salaries of ministers, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RCO/200 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 200’s source at nysenate​.gov

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