Maine Revised Statutes

§1007. Restated articles of incorporation

1. Consolidation into single document.  A corporation's board of directors may restate its articles of incorporation at any time, with or without shareholder approval, to consolidate all amendments into a single document. The restatement may omit statements as to the incorporator or incorporators and the initial directors.
[ 2003, c. 344, Pt. B, §96 (AMD) .]
2. Inclusion of amendments requiring shareholder approval.  If the restated articles of incorporation include one or more new amendments that require shareholder approval, the amendments must be adopted and approved as provided in section 1003.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
3. Filing restated articles.  A corporation that restates its articles of incorporation shall deliver to the Secretary of State for filing articles of restatement setting forth the name of the corporation and the text of the restated articles of incorporation together with a certificate that states that the restated articles of incorporation consolidate all amendments into a single document. If a new amendment is included in the restated articles of incorporation, the certificate must also include the statements required under section 1006.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
4. Original articles superseded.  Duly adopted restated articles of incorporation supersede the original articles of incorporation and all earlier amendments to the articles of incorporation.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
5. Certification of restated articles.  The Secretary of State may certify restated articles of incorporation as the articles of incorporation currently in effect without including the certificate information required by subsection 3.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2001, c. 640, §A2 (NEW). 2001, c. 640, §B7 (AFF). 2003, c. 344, §B96 (AMD).