N.Y. Religious Corporations Law Section 296
Re-incorporation of existing corporations

Any heretofore incorporated church, congregation, parish, society, or committee, to which this article is applicable, may re-incorporate under the provisions of this article by the same procedure hereinbefore set forth for incorporation substituting, at appropriate places, the word “re-incorporate” for “incorporate” and filing the certificate of re-incorporation in the office of the county clerk in the county in which its principal place of worship or office is located. Immediately upon the filing of such certificate all the right, title, equity and interest of such organization or corporation in any estate, real or personal, together with all franchise and charter rights, shall be vested in the corporation so created under this article, and the original corporation shall be null and void.

Source: Section 296 — Re-incorporation of existing corporations, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RCO/296 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

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