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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 607
FLORIDA BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT
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F.S. 607.606
607.606 Corporate purpose.
(1) A benefit corporation has the purpose of creating general public benefit. This purpose is in addition to its purpose under s. 607.0301.
(2) The articles of incorporation of a benefit corporation may identify one or more specific public benefits as its purpose in addition to its purposes under subsection (1) and s. 607.0301. A benefit corporation may amend its articles of incorporation to add, amend, or delete the identification of a specific public benefit purpose; however, the amendment must be adopted by the minimum status vote. The identification of a specific public benefit under this subsection does not limit the obligation of a benefit corporation under subsection (1).
(3) The creation of general public benefit and a specific public benefit under subsections (1) and (2) is deemed to be in the best interest of the benefit corporation.
(4) A professional corporation that is a benefit corporation does not violate s. 621.08 by having as its purpose the creation of general public benefit or a specific public benefit.
History.s. 26, ch. 2014-209.