Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships

Rhode Island Nonprofit Corporation Act

SECTION 7-6-75

§ 7-6-75 Filing of application for certificate of authority.

(a) The application of the corporation for a certificate of authority shall be delivered to the secretary of state, together with a copy of its articles of incorporation and all amendments to it, duly certified by the proper officer of the state or country under the laws of which it is incorporated.

(b) If the secretary of state finds that the application conforms to law, the secretary of state shall, when all fees have been paid as prescribed in this chapter:

(1) Endorse on the documents the word "Filed," and the month, day, and year of the filing.

(2) File in the secretary of state's office the original of the application and the copy of the articles of incorporation and amendments to it.

(3) Issue a certificate of authority to conduct affairs in this state.

(c) The certificate of authority shall be delivered to the corporation or its representative.

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.)