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Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 619
NONPROFIT COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS
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F.S. 619.05
619.05 Amendment of articles of incorporation.
(1) Any nonprofit cooperative association heretofore or hereafter organized may amend its charter by a two-thirds vote of all its members at any regular meeting, or at a special meeting called for that purpose.
(2) If the proposed alteration or amendment shall be so adopted, the corporation shall prepare a certificate, under its common seal, of the proposed alteration or amendment as adopted by said corporation, which certificate accompanied by said proposed amendment or alteration, shall be signed by the president or vice president of said corporation and attested by its secretary, and file the same with the Department of State; which certificate accompanied by said proposed amendment or alteration, shall be produced to the Governor, who shall examine the same, and if it is found to be in proper form, and that the proposed alteration or amendment has been properly adopted, is lawful and not injurious to the community, and is in accord with the purpose of the charter, the Governor shall approve the same, and thereupon letters patent shall issue, reciting the alteration or amendment; and the said letters patent shall then be recorded by the Department of State, and from the date of the record thereof in the Department of State, said alteration or amendment shall be treated and considered as a part of the charter of said corporation.
History.s. 1, ch. 17132, 1935; CGL 1936 Supp. 6515(1); s. 17, ch. 61-530; ss. 10, 35, ch. 69-106.