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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 11A : Vermont Business Corporations

Chapter 003 : Purposes and Powers

(Cite as: 11A V.S.A. § 3.01)
  • § 3.01. Purposes

    (a) Every corporation incorporated under this title has the purpose of engaging in any lawful business unless a more limited purpose is set forth in the articles of incorporation.

    (b) A corporation engaging in a business that is subject to regulation under another statute of this State may incorporate under this title only if permitted by, and subject to all limitations of, the other statute, including:

    (1) banks, savings and loan associations, credit unions, and other financial institutions regulated under Title 8;

    (2) insurance companies regulated under Title 8;

    (3) public service utilities regulated under Title 30;

    (4) railroad companies regulated under Title 19; and

    (5) professional corporations under 11 V.S.A. chapter 3 or 4. (Added 1993, No. 85, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1994; amended 2001, No. 77 (Adj. Sess.), § 4.)