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     32-2-201. Articles of incorporation -- contents. Whenever any number of persons, not less than five, desire to incorporate a building and loan association, having for its object the conduct and operation of such an association as defined in this chapter, they shall prepare and file articles of incorporation to that effect in the manner specified in this chapter. Such articles shall be signed, sealed, and acknowledged in the form now provided by the statutes of this state for the conveyance of real estate and shall include the following:
     (1) the name of the association, which may not be the same as or too closely resemble that in use by any existing corporation established under the laws of this state. The words "building and loan association" or "savings and loan association" shall form a part of the name, and a corporation not organized under this chapter may not use a name embodying that combination of words, provided that the associations existing as of May 1, 1927, may continue their present names.
     (2) the principal office or place of business of the association, which shall be within this state;
     (3) if a capital stock association, the aggregate number of shares which the corporation will have authority to issue;
     (4) a provision that such association is organized under this chapter for the purposes herein expressed;
     (5) the names and residences of the persons who subscribed and acknowledged the declaration, a majority of whom shall be citizens of this state and shall thereafter be called incorporators.

     History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 57, L. 1927; re-en. Sec. 6355.2, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 67, L. 1949; amd. Sec. 28, Ch. 71, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 7-102; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 5, L. 1983.

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