N.Y. Religious Corporations Law Section 201-A
Incorporation of the Religious Society of Friends

An unincorporated meeting of the Religious Society of Friends in this state may be incorporated by executing, acknowledging and filing a certificate of incorporation, stating the corporate name by which such meeting shall be known, and the county, town, city or village where its principal place of worship or principal office is or is intended to be located. Such certificate of incorporation shall be executed and acknowledged by the clerk of such meeting, and shall have attached thereto a statement, duly executed and acknowledged by the secretary, assistant clerk or such person as shall have the duty of recording the transactions of business sessions of meetings of such meeting, certifying that at a business session or meeting of such meeting, duly held and upon not less than thirty days notice, to the members thereof, as hereinafter provided, by a minute of the proceedings thereat, duly approved according to the usage and custom of such meeting, the clerk of such meeting was authorized and directed to execute and file such certificate of incorporation. Such notice shall be in writing, shall be given by mail addressed to the last known address of each member of such meeting according to the records thereof, and shall state in substance that a meeting of such unincorporated meeting will be held at its usual place of convening at a specified date and hour for the purpose of incorporating such meeting. On the filing of such certificate in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, such meeting shall be a corporation by the name stated in the certificate.

Source: Section 201-A — Incorporation of the Religious Society of Friends, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RCO/201-A (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

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