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Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 607
FLORIDA BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT
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F.S. 607.604
607.604 Election of benefit corporation status.
(1) An existing corporation may become a benefit corporation under this part by amending its articles of incorporation to include a statement that the corporation is a benefit corporation under this part. The amendment must be adopted by the minimum status vote.
(2) A plan of merger, conversion, or share exchange must be adopted by the minimum status vote if an entity that is not a benefit corporation is a party to a merger or conversion or if the exchanging entity in a share exchange and the surviving, new, or resulting entity is, or will be, a benefit corporation.
(3) If an entity elects to become a benefit corporation by amendment of the articles of incorporation or by a merger, conversion, or share exchange, the shareholders of the entity are entitled to appraisal rights under and pursuant to ss. 607.1301-607.1333.
History.s. 24, ch. 2014-209.