54C-21. Amendments to certificate of incorporation.

(a) An amendment to the certificate of incorporation of a State savings bank shall be made at any annual or special meeting of the savings bank, held in accordance with G.S. 54C-106 and G.S. 54C-107, by a majority of votes or shares cast by members or stockholders present in person or by proxy at the meeting. Any amendment shall be certified by the appropriate corporate official, submitted to the Commissioner of Banks for approval or rejection, and if approved, then certified by the Commissioner of Banks and recorded as provided in G.S. 54C-14 for certificates of incorporation.

(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, a State savings bank may change its registered office or its registered agent, or both, in accordance with G.S. 55D-31. The savings bank shall file a copy of the statement or certificate certified by the Secretary of State in the office of the Commissioner of Banks. (1991, c. 680, s. 1; 2001-193, s. 16; 2001-358, s. 47(h); 2001-387, s. 173; 2001-413, s. 6.)