NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 162 of 1982
450.3016 Application of foreign corporation for certificate of authority to conduct affairs in state; attachments; fees; issuance of certificate; duration of authority.
(1) A copy of the articles of incorporation and all amendments thereto, certified by the proper officer of the jurisdiction of its incorporation shall be attached to the application of a foreign corporation. A certificate setting forth that the corporation is in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation, executed by the official of the jurisdiction who has custody of the records pertaining to corporations and dated not earlier than 30 days before filing of the application, shall also be attached to the application. If such certificate is in a foreign language, a translation thereof under oath of the translator shall be attached thereto.
(2) Upon filing of the application, accompanied by the filing and franchise fees prescribed by law, the administrator shall issue to the foreign corporation a certificate of authority to conduct affairs in this state. Thereupon the foreign corporation is authorized to conduct in this state any affairs of the character set forth in its application. The authority continues so long as the foreign corporation retains its authority to conduct such affairs in the jurisdiction of its incorporation and its authority to conduct affairs in this state has not been surrendered, suspended, or revoked.
History: 1982, Act 162, Eff. Jan. 1, 1983
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