(a)  The corporation may acquire and hold its own stock.

(b)  No person other than a licensee of the Board shall exercise any authority or influence over the practice of medicine as defined in Article 1 of Chapter 90.

(c)  Subject to the provisions of G.S. 55B-7, the corporation may make such agreement with its shareholders or its shareholders may make such agreement between themselves as they deem just for the acquisition of the shares of a deceased or retiring shareholder or of a shareholder who becomes disqualified to own shares under the Professional Corporation Act or under the rules in this Subchapter.

(d)  Failure to display on the face of all stock certificates a legend that any stock transfers are subject to the provisions of the Professional Corporations Act and the rules of the Board shall be a violation of G.S. 90-14(a).


History Note:        Authority G.S. 55B-6; 55B-7; 55B-8; 90-1.1(5), 90-2(a); 90-5.1(a)(3); 90-14(a)(6); 90-14(a)(8);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2012; May 1, 1989; November 1, 1985;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 1, 2016.