35-2-824. Effect of certificate of authority. (1) A certificate of authority authorizes the foreign corporation to which it is issued the right to transact business in this state subject, however, to the right of the state to revoke the certificate as provided in this chapter.
(2) A foreign corporation with a valid certificate of authority has the same rights and enjoys the same privileges as a domestic corporation of a similar character and, except as otherwise provided by this chapter, is subject to the same duties, restrictions, penalties, and liabilities now or later imposed on a domestic corporation of a similar character.
(3) This chapter does not authorize this state to regulate the organization or internal affairs of a foreign corporation authorized to transact business in this state.
History: En. Sec. 151, Ch. 411, L. 1991.