Title 7
Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships

Chapter 6
Rhode Island Nonprofit Corporation Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 7-6-87

§ 7-6-87. Withdrawal of certificates of revocation.

Within twenty (20) years after issuing a certificate of revocation as provided in § 7-6-86, the secretary of state may withdraw the certificate of revocation and reinstate the corporation in good standing:

(1) Upon the filing by the corporation of the documents it had previously failed to file as set forth in § 7-6-85(a)(1) — (a)(4), inclusive; and

(2)(i) Upon the payment by the corporation of a penalty of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each year or part of a year that has elapsed since the issuance of the certificate of revocation.

(ii) If as permitted by § 7-6-72(2) another corporation, whether business or nonprofit, or domestic or foreign, qualified to transact business in this state, bears or has filed a fictitious business name statement regarding or reserved or registered a name that is the same as the name of a corporation regarding which the certificate of revocation is proposed to be withdrawn, the secretary of state shall condition the withdrawal of a certificate of revocation upon the reinstated corporation’s amending its articles of incorporation so as to designate a name that is distinguishable upon the records of the secretary of state from its former name.

History of Section.
P.L. 1984, ch. 380, § 1; P.L. 1984, ch. 444, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 380, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 247, § 2; P.L. 2005, ch. 36, § 4; P.L. 2005, ch. 72, § 4; P.L. 2021, ch. 385, § 2, effective July 13, 2021; P.L. 2021, ch. 386, § 2, effective July 13, 2021.