N.Y. Religious Corporations Law Section 111
Decision by Lutheran church as to system of incorporation and government


A meeting for the purpose of incorporating an unincorporated Evangelical Lutheran church must be called and held in pursuance of the provisions of article 10 (Other Denominations)article ten of this chapter, except that the first business of such meeting after its organization, shall be to determine whether such church shall be incorporated and governed in pursuance of this article, or in pursuance of article 10 (Other Denominations)article ten of this chapter. If such meeting determines that such church shall be incorporated and governed in pursuance of this article, then no further proceedings shall be taken in pursuance of article ten, and such church may be incorporated and shall be governed after its incorporation in pursuance of the provisions of the following sections of this article, except such provisions as are applicable only to churches of a different denomination; and the certificate of incorporation shall recite such determination of such meeting. If such meeting determine that such church shall be incorporated and governed in pursuance of article 10 (Other Denominations)article ten of this chapter, then this article shall not be applicable thereto, but such church may be incorporated and shall be governed after its incorporation in pursuance of the provisions of article 10 (Other Denominations)article ten of this chapter, except such provisions as are applicable to churches of a single religious denomination only.

Source: Section 111 — Decision by Lutheran church as to system of incorporation and government, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RCO/111 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

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Sep. 22, 2014

§ 111’s source at nysenate​.gov

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