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Act 40 of 1899
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Act 40 of 1899

AN ACT to revise the laws providing for the incorporation of Protestant Episcopal churches; and to impose certain duties upon the department of commerce.

History: 1899, Act 40, Imd. Eff. Apr. 18, 1899 ;-- Am. 1982, Act 472, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 458.251SectionProtestant Episcopal church; incorporation, procedure; body corporate.
Section 458.252SectionProtestant Episcopal church; articles, contents; name; location; vestry members.
Section 458.253SectionFiling articles; acquisition of title to property.
Section 458.254SectionFirst meeting; calling, notice; right to vote; election of vestry members.
Section 458.255SectionSubsequent meetings; right to vote; annual and special meetings, notice; election of vestry members, classification; rector to preside; records.
Section 458.256SectionWardens; secretary, treasurer; meetings of vestry, presiding officer, quorum, vacancy.
Section 458.257SectionPowers of vestry; owner of pew or slip.
Section 458.258SectionRecord of proceedings; inspection, evidence.
Section 458.259SectionReorganization and extension of corporate life; procedure.
Section 458.260SectionAmendment of articles; procedure; existing amendments declared valid.
Section 458.261SectionRepeal; saving clause.
Section 458.262SectionReorganization and incorporation under act, procedure; officers.
Section 458.263SectionCathedral; ex-officio rector.
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