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Title 11B : Nonprofit Corporations

Chapter 003 : Purposes and Powers

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

    (a) A corporation may be organized under this chapter for any lawful purpose or purposes, including, without being limited to, any one or more of the following purposes: charitable; benevolent; eleemosynary; educational; civic; patriotic; political; religious; social; fraternal; sororal; literary; cultural; athletic; scientific; agricultural; horticultural; animal husbandry; and professional, commercial, industrial, or trade association.

    (b) A corporation engaging in an activity that is subject to regulation under another statute of this State may incorporate under this chapter only if incorporation under this chapter is not prohibited by the other statute. The corporation shall be subject to all limitations of the other statute. (Added 1995, No. 179 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.)