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§7-1.2-1309  Filing of articles of dissolution. –

Published: 2015

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Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships


Rhode Island Business Corporation Act

PART 7-1.2-1301

Dissolution and Revocation

SECTION 7-1.2-1309

   § 7-1.2-1309  Filing of articles of

dissolution. –

(a) The articles of dissolution are delivered to the secretary of state. If the

secretary of state finds that the articles of dissolution conform to law, the

secretary of state shall, when all fees and taxes have been paid, as evidenced

by an appropriate certificate of good standing issued by the Rhode Island

division of taxation:

   (1) Endorse on the original the word "Filed," and the month,

day, and year of the filing.

   (2) File the original in his or her office.

   (3) Issue a certificate of dissolution.

   (b) The certificate of dissolution is delivered to the

representative of the dissolved corporation. Upon the issuance of the

certificate of dissolution the existence of the corporation ceases, except for

the purpose of suits, other proceedings, and appropriate corporate action by

shareholders, directors, and officers as provided in this chapter.

History of Section.

(P.L. 2004, ch. 216, § 2; P.L. 2004, ch. 274, § 2; P.L. 2005, ch.

120, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 130, § 1; P.L. 2015, ch. 80, § 1; P.L.

2015, ch. 88, § 1.)