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  351.106.  Restatement of articles of incorporation. — A domestic corporation may at any time restate its articles of incorporation as theretofore amended, in the following manner:

  (1)  The board of directors of the corporation may at any time adopt a resolution setting forth restated articles of incorporation correctly setting forth without change the corresponding provisions of the articles of incorporation as theretofore amended and, upon the approval of a majority of the directors, adopting the same on behalf of the corporation;

  (2)  Proposed restated articles of incorporation need not be adopted by the directors and may be submitted directly to any annual or special meeting of the shareholders.  Written or printed notice stating that the purpose, or one of the purposes, of the meeting is to consider the restatement of the articles of incorporation shall be given to each shareholder of record entitled to vote at the meeting within the time and in the manner and upon the conditions provided in this chapter for the giving of notice of meetings of shareholders.  The proposed restated articles of incorporation need not be included in the notice of the meeting;

  (3)  If the restatement of the articles is proposed to be adopted by the shareholders, such restated articles shall be adopted upon receiving the affirmative vote of a majority of the outstanding shares entitled to vote, but dissenting shareholders shall not have the rights provided for in this chapter;

  (4)  Upon such approval, restated articles of incorporation shall be executed by an officer of the corporation, and shall contain a statement that the restated articles of incorporation correctly set forth without change the corresponding provisions of the articles of incorporation as theretofore amended, and that the restated articles of incorporation supersede the original articles of incorporation and all amendments thereto;

  (5)  The original copy of the restated articles of incorporation shall be delivered to the secretary of state.  If the secretary of state finds that the restated articles of incorporation conform to this chapter he or she shall, when the required taxes or fees have been paid, file the same, and the original shall be retained by the secretary of state as a permanent record;

  (6)  The secretary of state shall then issue a restated certificate of incorporation under the seal of the state that the articles of incorporation of the corporation as amended have been duly restated; the certificate shall set forth the name of the corporation.  The secretary of state shall attach the certificate to the other copy of the restated articles of incorporation so filed with him and shall deliver them to the corporation or its representative;

  (7)  Upon the issuance of the restated certificate of incorporation by the secretary of state, the restated articles of incorporation shall become effective and shall supersede the original articles of incorporation and all amendments;

  (8)  A restated articles of incorporation may omit:

  (a)  Such provisions of the original articles of incorporation which named the incorporator or incorporators, and the names and addresses of the initial board of directors; and

  (b)  Such provisions contained in any amendment to the articles of incorporation as were necessary to effect a change, exchange, reclassification, subdivision, combination or cancellation of stock, if such change, exchange, reclassification, subdivision, combination, or cancellation has become effective.  

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Any such omission shall not be deemed a further amendment.

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(L. 1965 p. 532, A.L. 1975 S.B. 14, A.L. 1983 S.B. 367, A.L. 2004 H.B. 1664, A.L. 2009 S.B. 224)


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