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The 2021 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 607
FLORIDA BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT
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F.S. 607.11922
607.11922 Articles of domestication; effectiveness.
(1) Articles of domestication must be signed by the domesticating corporation after:
(a) A plan of domestication of a domestic corporation has been adopted and approved as required by this chapter; or
(b) A foreign corporation that is the domesticating corporation has approved a domestication as required by the applicable provisions of this chapter and under the foreign corporation’s organic law.
(2) Articles of domestication must set forth:
(a) The name of the domesticating corporation and its jurisdiction of formation;
(b) The name and jurisdiction of formation of the domesticated corporation; and
(c)1. If the domesticating corporation is a domestic corporation, a statement that the plan of domestication was approved in accordance with this chapter; or
2. If the domesticating corporation is a foreign corporation, a statement that the domestication was approved in accordance with its organic law.
(3) If the domesticated corporation is to be a domestic corporation, articles of incorporation of the domesticated corporation that satisfy the requirements of s. 607.0202 must be attached to the articles of domestication. Provisions that would not be required to be included in restated articles of incorporation may be omitted from the articles of incorporation attached to the articles of domestication.
(4) The articles of domestication shall be delivered to the department for filing and shall take effect at the effective date determined in accordance with s. 607.0123.
(5)(a) If the domesticated corporation is a domestic corporation, the domestication becomes effective when the articles of domestication are effective.
(b) If the domesticated corporation is a foreign corporation, the domestication becomes effective on the later of the date and time provided by the organic law of the domesticated corporation or when the articles of domestication are effective.
(6) If the domesticating corporation is a foreign corporation that is qualified to transact business in this state under ss. 607.1501-607.1532, its certificate of authority is automatically canceled when the domestication becomes effective.
(7) A copy of the articles of domestication, certified by the department, may be filed in the official records of any county in this state in which the domesticating eligible entity holds an interest in real property.
History.s. 150, ch. 2019-90.