Maine Revised Statutes

§1404. Articles of dissolution

1. File articles of dissolution with Secretary of State.  At any time after dissolution is authorized, a corporation may dissolve by delivering to the Secretary of State for filing articles of dissolution setting forth:
A. The name of the corporation; [2001, c. 640, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF).]
B. The date dissolution was authorized and the effective date of the dissolution; and [2003, c. 344, Pt. B, §112 (AMD).]
C. If dissolution was approved by the shareholders, a statement that the proposal to dissolve was duly approved by the shareholders in the manner required by this Act and by the corporation's articles of incorporation. [2001, c. 640, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 344, Pt. B, §112 (AMD) .]
2. Effective date of dissolution.  A corporation is dissolved upon the effective date of its articles of dissolution.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
3. Dissolved corporation.  For purposes of this subchapter, "dissolved corporation" means a corporation whose articles of dissolution have become effective. "Dissolved corporation" includes a successor entity to which the remaining assets of the corporation are transferred subject to its liabilities for purposes of liquidation.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
4. Other requirements at the time of dissolution.  At the time of filing the articles under this section, the Secretary of State may require the corporation to file the annual report required to be filed under section 1621 and pay any fees or penalties owed to the Secretary of State under section 1420.
[ 2007, c. 231, §21 (NEW) .]
2001, c. 640, §A2 (NEW). 2001, c. 640, §B7 (AFF). 2003, c. 344, §B112 (AMD). 2007, c. 231, §21 (AMD).