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Title XXIII CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS

Chapter 355

Effective - 01 Jul 1995, see footnote bottom

  355.096.  Articles of incorporation — contents. — 1.  One or more individuals may act as the incorporator or incorporators of a corporation by delivering articles of incorporation to the secretary of state for filing.

  2.  The articles of incorporation adopted after July 1, 1995, must set forth:

  (1)  A corporate name for the corporation that satisfies the requirements of section 355.146;

  (2)  One of the following statements:

  (a)  This corporation is a public benefit corporation; or

  (b)  This corporation is a mutual benefit corporation;

  (3)  The street address of the corporation's initial registered office and the name of its initial registered agent at that office;

  (4)  The name and address of each incorporator;

  (5)  Whether or not the corporation will have members; and

  (6)  Provisions not inconsistent with law regarding the distribution of assets on dissolution.

  3.  The articles of incorporation may set forth:

  (1)  The purpose or purposes for which the corporation is organized, which may be, either alone or in combination with other purposes, the transaction of any lawful activity;

  (2)  The names and addresses of the individuals who are to serve as the initial directors;

  (3)  Provisions not inconsistent with law regarding:

  (a)  Managing and regulating the affairs of the corporation;

  (b)  Defining, limiting, and regulating the powers of the corporation, its board of directors, and members, or any class of members; and

  (c)  The characteristics, qualifications, rights, limitations and obligations attaching to each or any class of members;

  (4)  Any provision that under this chapter is required or permitted to be set forth in the bylaws.

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(L. 1994 H.B. 1095)

Effective 7-01-95


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