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17-6011. Jurisdiction to interpret, apply, enforce or determine the validity of corporate instruments and provisions of the Kansas general corporation code. (a) Any civil action to interpret, apply, enforce or determine the validity of the provisions of the following may be brought in the district court, except to the extent that a statute confers exclusive jurisdiction on a court, agency or tribunal other than the district court:

(1) The articles of incorporation or bylaws of a corporation;

(2) any instrument, document or agreement:

(A) By which a corporation creates or sells, or offers to create or sell, any of its stock, or any rights or options respecting its stock;

(B) to which a corporation and one or more holders of its stock are parties, and pursuant to which any such holder or holders sell or offer to sell any such stock; or

(C) by which a corporation agrees to sell, lease or exchange any of its property or assets, and such instrument, document or agreement provides that one or more holders of its stock approve of or consent to such sale, lease or exchange;

(3) any written restrictions on the transfer, registration of transfer or ownership of securities under K.S.A. 17-6426, and amendments thereto;

(4) any proxy under K.S.A. 17-6502 or 17-6505, and amendments thereto;

(5) any voting trust or other voting agreement under K.S.A. 17-6508, and amendments thereto;

(6) any agreement, certificate of merger or consolidation or certificate of ownership and merger governed by K.S.A. 17-6701 through 17-6703 or 17-6705 through 17-6708, and amendments thereto;

(7) any certificate of conversion under K.S.A. 17-6713, and amendments thereto; or

(8) any other instrument, document, agreement or certificate required by any provision of this code.

(b) Any civil action to interpret, apply or enforce any provision of this code may be brought in the district court.

History: L. 2016, ch. 110, § 1; L. 2023, ch. 66, § 10; July 1.

Source or Prior Law:

8 Del. C. § 111.

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