§ 27-20.2-2. Organization.
(a) Five (5) or more optometrists duly licensed to practice under the laws of this state who are members of the Rhode Island Optometric Association and who first obtain authorization to do so by the Rhode Island Optometric Association, as evidenced by an affidavit of the president and secretary of the association, may associate themselves by written articles of association for the incorporation of a nonprofit optometric service corporation under the provisions of chapter 6 of title 7.
(b) The laws of this state relative to insurance companies or to the business of insurance, and acts in amendment of or in addition to them, shall not apply to any nonprofit optometric service corporation unless expressly so provided in the laws.
(c) A majority of the directors of a nonprofit optometric service corporation, other than a corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of chapter 19 of this title, must at all times be optometrists duly licensed to practice under the laws of this state.
(P.L. 1960, ch. 69, § 1.)