NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 162 of 1982
450.2215 Reservation of right to use corporate name; application; duration; expiration; extension; transfer of right to exclusive use of reserved corporate name.
(1) A person may reserve the right to use of a corporate name by executing and filing an application to reserve the name. If the administrator finds that the name is available for corporate use, the administrator shall reserve it for exclusive use of the applicant for a period expiring at the end of the fourth full calendar month following the month in which the application was filed.
(2) The administrator, for good cause shown, may extend the reservation for periods of not more than 2 calendar months each. Not more than 2 extensions shall be granted.
(3) The right to exclusive use of a corporate name so reserved may be transferred to another person by filing a notice of the transfer, executed by the applicant for whom the name was reserved, and stating the name and address of the transferee.
History: 1982, Act 162, Eff. Jan. 1, 1983
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