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Title 11A : Vermont Business Corporations

Chapter 002 : Incorporation

(Cite as: 11A V.S.A. § 2.03)
  • § 2.03. Incorporation

    (a) Unless a delayed effective date is specified, the corporate existence begins when the Secretary of State issues a certificate of incorporation, after finding that the articles of incorporation conform to law, and that all fees imposed under section 1.22 of this title have been paid.

    (b) The Secretary of State’s filing of the articles of incorporation is conclusive proof that the incorporators satisfied all conditions precedent to incorporation except in a proceeding by the State to cancel or revoke the incorporation or involuntarily dissolve the corporation.

    (c) The Secretary of State shall maintain a separate record of the number of corporations that deliver articles of incorporation to the Secretary for filing by electronic transmission. (Added 1993, No. 85, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1994; amended 2009, No. 78 (Adj. Sess.), § 44c, eff. April 15, 2010.)