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Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 617
CORPORATIONS NOT FOR PROFIT
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F.S. 617.1504
617.1504 Amended certificate of authority.
(1) A foreign corporation authorized to conduct its affairs in this state shall make application to the Department of State to obtain an amended certificate of authority if it changes:
(a) Its corporate name;
(b) The period of its duration;
(c) The purpose or purposes which it intends to pursue in this state; or
(d) The jurisdiction of its incorporation.
(2) Such application shall be made within 90 days after the occurrence of any change mentioned in subsection (1), shall be made on forms prescribed by the department, shall be executed and filed in the same manner as an original application for authority, and shall set forth:
(a) The name of the foreign corporation as it appears on the department’s records;
(b) The jurisdiction of its incorporation;
(c) The date it was authorized to conduct its affairs in this state;
(d) If the name of the foreign corporation has changed, the name relinquished, the new name, a statement that the change of name has been effected under the laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation, and the date the change was effected;
(e) If the period of duration has changed, a statement of such change and the date the change was effected;
(f) If the jurisdiction of incorporation has changed, a statement of such change and the date the change was effected; and
(g) If the purposes that the corporation intends to pursue in this state have changed, a statement of such new purposes, and a further statement that the corporation is authorized to pursue such purposes in the jurisdiction of its incorporation.
(3) The requirements of s. 617.1503 for obtaining an original certificate of authority apply to obtaining an amended certificate under this section.
History.s. 94, ch. 90-179; s. 64, ch. 93-281; s. 46, ch. 2009-205.