NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 162 of 1982
450.2202 Articles of incorporation; contents.
The articles of incorporation shall contain:
(a) The name of the corporation.
(b) The purposes for which the corporation is organized. It shall not be sufficient to state substantially that the corporation may engage in any activity within the purposes for which a corporation may be organized under this act. A corporation which proposes to conduct educational purposes shall state such purposes and shall comply with all requirements of sections 170 to 177 of Act No. 327 of the Public Acts of 1931, as amended, being sections 450.170 to 450.177 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
(c) In the case of a corporation organized on a stock basis, the aggregate number of shares which the corporation has authority to issue.
(d) In the case of a corporation organized on a stock basis, if the shares are, or are to be, divided into classes, to the extent that the designations, numbers, relative rights, preferences, and limitations have been determined: the designation of each class; the number of shares in each class; and a statement of the relative rights, preferences, and limitations of the shares of each class.
(e) In the case of a corporation organized on a nonstock basis, a description and statement of the value of any assets of the corporation classified as to real and personal property and the terms of the general scheme of financing the corporation.
(f) In the case of a corporation organized on a nonstock basis, a statement that the corporation is organized on a membership basis or a statement that the corporation is organized on a directorship basis.
(g) The street address, and the mailing address if different from the street address, of the corporation's initial registered office and the name of the corporation's initial resident agent at that address.
(h) The names and addresses of all the incorporators, whether or not fewer than all the incorporators sign the articles pursuant to section 201(2).
(i) The duration of the corporation if other than perpetual.
History: 1982, Act 162, Eff. Jan. 1, 1983
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