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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 11 : Corporations, Partnerships and Associations

Chapter 013 : Religious Societies

Subchapter 002 : Consolidation or Merger

(Cite as: 11 V.S.A. § 1501)
  • § 1501. Procedure

    The word “persons” as used in sections 42 and 1925 of this title shall apply to and include churches and religious or ecclesiastical corporations or societies. Churches and religious or ecclesiastical corporations or societies desiring to unite and form a corporation under the provisions of chapters 1 and 17 of this title shall hold meetings of their members to vote upon the question. Notices of such meetings and of the fact that the question of forming a corporation under the terms of such chapters is to be considered thereat shall be sent to all of the members of such churches, societies, or corporations. Voting at such meetings may be in person or by proxy, and a majority of the votes cast at such a meeting shall be necessary to determine the question of forming a corporation.