(215 ILCS 5/12) (from Ch. 73, par. 624)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
    Sec. 12. By-laws.
    (1) The incorporators shall adopt by-laws for the company and such by-laws may not be altered, amended, or repealed, prior to the issuance of a certificate of authority to the company, except by written consent of subscribers representing at least two-thirds of the shares subscribed, and the approval of the Director.
    (2) After a certificate of authority is issued to a company, the power to make, alter, amend or repeal by-laws shall be vested in the board of directors unless reserved to the shareholders by the articles of incorporation.
(Source: Laws 1937, 696.)