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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 617
CORPORATIONS NOT FOR PROFIT
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F.S. 617.1805
617.1805 Corporations for profit; when may become corporations not for profit.Any corporation for profit incorporated under any of the laws of the state, engaged solely in carrying out the purposes and objects for which corporations not for profit are authorized under state law to carry out, may change its corporate nature from a corporation for profit to that of a corporation not for profit as defined in this act, by filing a petition in the circuit court of the county wherein its principal place of business is located in the name of the corporation signed by an officer of the corporation and under its corporate seal setting forth the purposes and objects in which it is solely engaged, and requesting that the nature of the corporation be changed. However, any corporation for profit, which has transferred, or is in the process of transferring, its functions and assets to a corporation not for profit by proceedings under this act shall, upon the recital of the facts, circumstances, and intentions surrounding such transfer proceedings in a petition filed in accordance with s. 617.1806, and the subsequent approval thereof by the circuit judge to whom presented, be deemed to have acted under this act and such corporation not for profit shall succeed to the rights, liabilities, and assets of its corporate predecessor.
History.s. 123, ch. 90-179; s. 7, ch. 95-211.