Madison Square Garden Sports Corp.
Extract: Bylaws Amended/Restated (Plain English Desc) from a 8-K on 06/26/2020   Download
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On June 25, 2020, Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. (the “Company”) amended its by-laws (the “Amended By-Laws”), effective immediately. The Amended By-Laws include the following changes:

  Article I Section 6 was amended to add language to make the Board of Director’s (the “Board”) ability to schedule virtual stockholder meetings more explicit and to address certain mechanical aspects of holding a remote meeting (e.g., enhanced language on how the Company may provide notice to stockholders and the ability to provide stockholder lists remotely);

  Article I Section 6 was amended to add clarifying language that Board approval is not necessary for the Company to appoint an inspector of election for stockholder meetings;

  Article I Section 6 was amended to add clarifying language about adjournment procedures, namely that adjournment is permitted at any meeting of stockholders if announced at the meeting at which the adjournment is taken, and that notice will be given if the adjournment is for more than thirty days or if a new record date is fixed after the adjournment;

  Article I Section 6 was amended to add clarifying language regarding how to proceed at a meeting of stockholders in the absence of a quorum by one class of stockholders, namely allowing adjournment by majority vote of the relevant class of stockholders or by the Chairperson of the meeting;

  Article I Section 6 was amended to require additional detail in the notice submitted by a stockholder in connection with a stockholder proposal or director nomination under the Company’s advance notice bylaws, namely that the stockholder must provide its derivative holdings with respect to the Company’s stock, a description of any arrangements with other persons relating to the proposal, the text of any proposed resolution the stockholder is seeking to put forth and certain representations that the holder is entitled to submit the proposal;

  Article II Section 3 was amended to add clarifying language with respect to filling director vacancies on the Board on an interim basis, namely that the bylaw provision is subject to any related requirements in the certificate of incorporation and that the provision applies to directors who are appointed as well as elected to fill vacancies;

  Article II Section 3 was amended to add clarifying language that director resignations take effect once delivered to the Company unless the resignation specifies a later effective date or an effective date determined upon the happening of an event; and

  Article II Section 8 was amended to allow a committee duly constituted by the Board that was initially comprised of two or more members to continue as a committee of one member if the other members are no longer able to serve on the committee due, in addition to death or incapacitation, to resignation from the Board or failure to meet the qualifications for service on the relevant committee, in each case unless the Board determines otherwise.