35-4-411. Admission of foreign professional corporations -- application -- revocation. (1) A foreign professional corporation is entitled to a certificate of authority to transact business in this state only if:
(a) the name of the corporation meets the requirements of 35-4-206;
(b) the corporation is organized only for purposes for which a professional corporation may be organized under this chapter; and
(c) all the shareholders, not less than one-half the directors, and all the officers other than the secretary and treasurer of the corporation are qualified persons with respect to the corporation.
(2) A foreign professional corporation is not required to obtain a certificate of authority to transact business in this state unless it maintains an office in this state for the conduct of business or professional practice.
(3) The application for a certificate of authority must include a statement that all the shareholders, not less than one-half the directors, and all the officers other than the secretary and treasurer are licensed in at least one state or territory or the District of Columbia to render a professional service described in the statement of purposes of the corporation.
(4) The certificate of authority may be revoked by the secretary of state if the corporation fails to comply with any provision of this chapter. The licensing authority shall certify to the secretary of state, from time to time, the names of all foreign professional corporations that have given cause for revocation, together with the facts pertinent to the cause, and shall concurrently mail to each corporation through its registered agent a notice that the certification has been made. A certificate of authority of a foreign professional corporation may not be revoked unless there has been both 60 days' notice of intent to revoke and a failure to correct the noncompliance during the 60 days.
History: En. Sec. 22, Ch. 399, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 55, Ch. 240, L. 2007.