Financial Institutions

Creation and Expansion

SECTION 19-2-8

§ 19-2-8. Certificate of secretary of state.

The secretary of state shall, upon the filing of certificates, as provided in § 19-2-7, and upon the payment of ten dollars ($10.00), record the certificate and issue to the financial institution a certificate, under the seal of the state, substantially in the following form:


BE IT KNOWN THAT WHEREAS (the names of the subscribers to the agreement to form) have associated themselves for the purpose of forming a financial institution under the name of (the name of the financial institution), for the purpose (the purpose declared in the agreement to form), with capital stock of (if applicable, the amount fixed in the agreement to form), and have complied with the provisions of the statutes of this state in the case made and provided, as appears from the certificate of the financial institution, duly approved by the director or the director's designee and recorded in this office:

NOW, THEREFORE, I (the name of the secretary), secretary of state of the state of Rhode Island, do hereby certify that (the names of the subscribers to the agreement to form), their associates and successors, are legally organized and established as an existing financial institution, under the name of (name of the financial institution), with the powers, rights, and privileges, and subject to the liabilities, duties, and restrictions, imposed by law.

WITNESS my official signature subscribed hereunto subscribed, and the seal of the state of Rhode Island hereunto affixed, this . . . day of . . . in the year . . . .

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 82, § 39.)