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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XXII CORPORATIONS
  • CHAPTER 155 GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATIVE TO CORPORATIONS

Section 1 - Application of chapter; secretary defined

Section 2 - Examination of certificates and reports by state secretary; records; reports

Section 2A - Repealed, 1971, 819, Sec. 2

Section 2B - Clinics, hospitals, rest homes, etc., approval of articles of organization and amendments

Section 3 - Acts of incorporation and corporate organizations subject to legislative action

Section 3A - Public service corporations; deposit of funds

Section 4 - Public service corporations; misleading use of names or titles

Section 5 - Violations of Sec. 4; investigation; penalties; injunction

Section 5A - Allowances for depreciation ordered set aside by department of utilities or department of telecommunications and cable

Section 6 - General powers

Section 7 - Content of by-laws

Section 8 - Conveyance of land

Section 9 - Name of corporation; exception

Section 9A - Reservation of corporate name

Section 10 - Change of name

Section 11 - Unauthorized business; restraint by injunction

Section 12 - Free hospital beds for employees of corporation; appropriation

Section 12A - Contributions to communities

Section 12B - Reciprocal insurance contracts; exchanges

Section 12C - Contributions for charitable, scientific or educational purposes

Section 13 - Chartered corporations; time for organization; commencement of corporate existence

Section 14 - First meeting; holders of privileges prior to organization

Section 15 - Failure, refusal or neglect to call meeting; alternative method

Section 16 - Par value of common and preferred shares

Section 17 - Issue at less than par

Section 18 - Preferred stock; amount; preferences and voting powers; exceptions

Section 19 - Preferred stock; content of certificate

Section 20 - Increase of capital stock; notice of vote; disposition of new shares

Section 21 - Voting rights, etc. of persons in representative or fiduciary capacity

Section 22 - Records available for inspection by shareholders; record date of right to vote or to other rights

Section 23 - Shareholders list; filing; failure to file

Section 23A - Repealed, 1938, 445, Sec. 13

Section 24 to 44 - Repealed, 1957, 765, Sec. 2

Section 45 - Record transfer of stock not paid for

Section 46 - New certificates upon transfer or pledge

Section 47 - Publication of unclaimed dividend list

Section 48 - False statements; penalty

Section 49 - Statement required by foreign law; penalty for falsifying

Section 50 - Voluntary dissolution

Section 50A - Failure to file reports or returns; application of secretary or commissioner to dissolve

Section 51 - Continuation to close affairs

Section 51A - Distribution of assets on petition; notice; liability of directors

Section 52 - Appointment of receivers; powers; term

Section 53 - Payment of debts; distribution of surplus

Section 54 - Surrender of certificate of incorporation; notice

Section 55 - Return to state secretary of decree of dissolution

Section 56 - Revival of corporations dissolved under provisions of Sec. 50A