Title 7
Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships

Chapter 1.2
Rhode Island Business Corporation Act

Part 9
Amendment of Articles of Incorporation

R.I. Gen. Laws § 7-1.2-905

§ 7-1.2-905. Articles of amendment.

(a) The corporation may amend its articles of incorporation by filing with the secretary of state articles of amendment which must state:

(1) The name of the corporation.

(2) The amendment so adopted.

(3) The date of the adoption of the amendment by the shareholders or by the board of directors where no shares have been issued.

(b) No amendment may affect any existing cause of action in favor of or against the corporation, or any pending suit to which the corporation is a party, or the existing rights of persons other than shareholders; and, in the event the corporate name is changed by amendment, no suit brought by or against the corporation under its former name abates for that reason.

History of Section.
P.L. 2004, ch. 216, § 2; P.L. 2004, ch. 274, § 2; P.L. 2005, ch. 120, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 130, § 1.