N.Y. Railroad Law Section 228
Commissioners to deliver certificate

  • affidavit of directors

Within ten days after the election of such directors the commissioners shall deliver to them a certificate in duplicate, verified by the oath of three commissioners, before a justice of the supreme court, setting forth the certificate of incorporation and the organization of the corporation for the purposes therein mentioned, and within five days after the reception by them of such certificates, three of the directors so elected shall make affidavit in duplicate that the full amount of stock has been subscribed in good faith to construct, maintain and operate the railroad or railroads in such certificate of incorporation mentioned, and such directors shall file such affidavits and certificate in the office of the secretary of state, and a duplicate of the same in the office of the clerk of the county wherein such railroad shall be located; and thereupon the persons who have so subscribed such certificate of incorporation and all persons who shall become stockholders in such corporation shall be a corporation by the name specified in such certificate, and be subject to the duties, liabilities and restrictions of such corporations.

Source: Section 228 — Commissioners to deliver certificate; affidavit of directors, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RRD/228 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

Jul. 13, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 228’s source at nysenate​.gov

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