NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 162 of 1982
450.3192 Election by corporation to accept act and chapter; procedure; effect of filing certificate of election.
(1) Any corporation may elect to accept this act and this chapter as follows:
(a) The board of directors shall adopt a resolution recommending that the corporation accept this act and this chapter and directing that the question of acceptance be submitted to a vote at a meeting of the members or stockholders entitled to vote thereon. Written notice stating that the purpose, or 1 of the purposes, of the meeting is to consider electing to accept this act and this chapter, shall be given to each member and stockholder entitled to vote at the meeting, within the time and in the manner provided in this act for the giving of notice of meetings of members. The election to accept this act and this chapter shall require for adoption that vote which is required by that corporation to amend its articles of incorporation.
(b) A certificate of election to accept the act and this chapter shall be filed in accordance with section 131. The certificate shall set forth:
(i) The name of the corporation.
(ii) A statement by the corporation that it has elected to accept this act and this chapter.
(iii) A statement setting forth the date of the meeting of members or stockholders at which the election to accept this act and this chapter was made, that a quorum was present at the meeting, and that the acceptance was authorized by that vote which is required by the corporation to amend its articles of incorporation.
(iv) If the corporation has issued shares of stock, a statement of that fact including the number of shares issued and outstanding, and a statement that all issued and outstanding shares of stock will be canceled upon the filing of the statement and that from and after the effective date of filing the authority of the corporation to issue shares of stock shall be terminated.
(v) A statement of the manner and basis of converting shares or memberships, voting rights, and equity interests into memberships, voting rights, and member capital subject to this chapter.
(2) Upon filing of the certificate of election, the election of the corporation to accept this act and this chapter shall become effective and the corporation shall have the same powers and privileges and be subject to the same duties, restrictions, penalties, and liabilities as though the corporation had been originally organized under this act and this chapter.
History: Add. 1984, Act 209, Eff. Nov. 1, 1985
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