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Chapter 628
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F.S. 628.091
628.091 Filing, approval of articles of incorporation.
(1) No domestic stock or mutual insurer shall be formed unless its articles of incorporation are approved by the office prior to filing the same with and approval by the Department of State as provided by law.
(2) The incorporators shall file the triplicate originals of the articles of incorporation with the office, accompanied by the filing fee specified in s. 624.501.
(3) The office shall promptly examine the articles of incorporation. If it finds that the articles of incorporation conform to law, and that a permit has been or will be issued, it shall endorse its approval on each of the triplicate originals of the articles of incorporation, retain one copy for its files, and return the remaining copies to the incorporators for filing with the Department of State.
(4) If the office does not so find, it shall refuse to approve the articles of incorporation and shall return the originals.
History.s. 629, ch. 59-205; ss. 10, 13, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; s. 21, ch. 78-95; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 638, 665, 809(1st), ch. 82-243; ss. 187, 188, ch. 91-108; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 1261, ch. 2003-261.