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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXX
Chapter 420
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F.S. 420.131
420.131 Articles of incorporation; method of amending.
(1) The articles of incorporation may be amended by the vote of the stockholders of the corporation, and such amendments shall require approval by the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the votes to which the stockholders shall be entitled. However, no amendment of the articles of incorporation which is inconsistent with the general purposes expressed herein or which eliminates or curtails the right of the Department of Financial Services to examine the corporation or the obligation of the corporation to make reports as provided in s. 420.141(2) shall be made.
(2) Within 30 days after any meeting at which an amendment to the articles of incorporation has been adopted, articles of amendment signed and sworn to by the president, treasurer, and a majority of the directors setting forth such amendment and due adoption thereof shall be submitted to the Department of State, which shall examine them and if it finds that they conform to the requirements of this part, shall so certify and endorse its approval thereon.
(3) The articles of amendment shall be filed in the office of the Department of State, and no such amendment shall take effect until such articles of amendment shall have been filed as aforesaid.
History.s. 1, ch. 72-172; s. 461, ch. 2003-261.