TITLE 7
Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships

CHAPTER 7-6
Rhode Island Nonprofit Corporation Act

SECTION 7-6-3


§ 7-6-3 Corporations to which this chapter applies.

(a) The provisions of this chapter relating to domestic corporations apply to:

(1) All corporations organized under these provisions;

(2) All corporations previously organized under any act hereby or previously repealed for a purpose or purposes for which a corporation might be organized under this chapter; and

(3) All corporations previously or subsequently created by any special act of the general assembly for a purpose or purposes for which a corporation might be organized under this chapter except insofar as the provisions of this chapter are inconsistent with the provisions of any special act.

(b) The provisions of this chapter relating to the amendment of articles of incorporation of domestic corporations apply to all corporations previously or subsequently created by special act of the general assembly whose charters are subject to amendment, repeal, or modification at the pleasure of the general assembly.

(c) The provisions of this chapter notwithstanding, incorporation authorized by an act entitled "An Act to Incorporate the Bishop and Vicar General of the Diocese of Hartford, together with the Pastor and two Laymen of any Roman Catholic Church or Congregation in Rhode Island" passed at the January session, 1869, and any acts in amendment of it or in addition to it may be continued to be made under it and nothing in this chapter or in the general corporation law contained is to be construed as repealing the acts.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1984, ch. 380, § 1; P.L. 1984, ch. 444, § 1.)