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Title XXXVI BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 607 FLORIDA BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT
SECTION 604Election of benefit corporation status.


607.604 Election of benefit corporation status.
(1) An existing corporation may become a benefit corporation under this part by amending its articles of incorporation to include a statement that the corporation is a benefit corporation under this part. The amendment must be adopted by the minimum status vote.
(2) A plan of merger, domestication, conversion, or share exchange must be adopted by the minimum status vote if an entity that is not a benefit corporation is a party to a merger, domestication, or conversion or if the exchanging entity in a share exchange and the surviving, new, or resulting entity is, or will be, a benefit corporation.
(3) If an entity elects to become a benefit corporation by amendment of the articles of incorporation or by a merger, domestication, conversion, or share exchange, the shareholders of the entity are entitled to appraisal rights under and pursuant to ss. 607.1301-607.1340.
History.s. 24, ch. 2014-209; s. 233, ch. 2019-90.

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