The bill was voted for by 275 deputies, Censor.NET reports.
Thus, the parliament reduced the quorum for a general meeting of shareholders for all joint-stock companies, regardless of their type of ownership to 50% + 1 share in 2015. This bill concerns the payment of dividends by the companies. It is intended to return two billion hryvnia from the Ukrnafta Company in the form of dividends to the state. It shall be noted, that the shareholders of this company have repeatedly blocked the holding of the general meeting, as well as decisions on management change and payment of dividends.
According to the document, if the dividend are not paid within the period determined by the shareholders meeting, the shareholder has the right to appeal to the notary for the collection of debts without recourse.
Earlier, the Committee on Economic Policy recommends to adopt the law on joint stock companies.