Title 7
Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships

Chapter 6
Rhode Island Nonprofit Corporation Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 7-6-55

§ 7-6-55. Filing of articles of dissolution.

(a) The articles of dissolution shall be delivered to the secretary of state. If the secretary of state finds that the articles of dissolution conform to law, the secretary of state shall, when all fees have been paid as prescribed in this chapter:

(1) Endorse on the original the word “Filed”, and the month, day, and year of the filing;

(2) File the original in the secretary of state’s office;

(3) Issue a certificate of dissolution.

(b) The certificate of dissolution shall be delivered to the representative of the dissolved corporation. Upon the issuance of the certificate of dissolution the existence of the corporation ceases, except for the purpose of suits, other proceedings, and appropriate corporate action by members, directors, and officers as provided in this chapter.

History of Section.
P.L. 1984, ch. 380, § 1; P.L. 1984, ch. 444, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 36, § 4; P.L. 2005, ch. 72, § 4.