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805 ILCS 317/45

    (805 ILCS 317/45)
    Sec. 45. Voting.
    (a) The articles or bylaws may allocate voting power among members on the basis of one or a combination of the following:
        (1) one member, one vote;
        (2) if a member is a cooperative, the number of its
members; or
        (3) on the basis of use or patronage unless the
cooperative has elected to be a worker cooperative.
    (b) If the articles or bylaws allocate voting power on the basis of use or patronage and a member would be denied a vote because the member did not use the limited cooperative association or conduct patronage with it during the period on which the allocation of voting power is determined, the articles or bylaws must provide that the member shall nevertheless be allocated a vote equal to at least the minimum voting power allocated to members who used the association or conducted patronage with it during the period.
    (c) The articles or bylaws may provide for the allocation of member voting power by districts or class or any combination thereof.
    (d) Community investors are not entitled to vote unless the articles or bylaws provide otherwise.
    (e) At no time shall the members have less than a majority of the voting power of the limited cooperative association.
(Source: P.A. 101-292, eff. 1-1-20.)