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     35-15-204. Issuance of certificate of organization -- effect. (1) The commissioners shall make a full report of the first meeting, including a copy of the notice provided for in 35-15-203, a copy of the subscription list, a copy of the bylaws adopted by the association, and the names of the directors elected and their respective terms of office. The report must be executed by at least a majority of the commissioners and must be filed in the office of the secretary of state along with any required filing fee. The secretary of state shall, upon filing the report, issue a certificate of the completed organization of the association.
     (2) Upon the filing of the report of the first meeting and the statement of incorporation with the secretary of state and the issuance of the certificate provided for in subsection (1), the association is considered to be fully organized and may engage in business.

     History: En. Sec. 873, Civ. C. 1895; re-en. Sec. 4213, Rev. C. 1907; re-en. Sec. 6378, R.C.M. 1921; re-en. Sec. 6378, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 273, L. 1955; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 117, L. 1961; R.C.M. 1947, 14-204(part); amd. Sec. 32, Ch. 174, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 109, L. 2001.

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