2017 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 7 - Corporations and Associations
Article 51 - Joint Stock Religious or Benevolent Associations
§ 7-51-101. How organized
(1) Any joint stock company or association organized in this state for religious, educational, or benevolent purposes may be incorporated under this article by electing or appointing, according to its usages or customs at any meeting held for that purpose, two or more of its members as directors, trustees, wardens, or vestrymen, or other officers whose powers and duties are similar to those of trustees, who shall be agreeable to the usages and customs and rules and regulation of the congregation, church, or society, and may adopt a corporate name, and upon the filing of the affidavit as provided in section 7-51-102, it shall be a body politic and corporate by the name so adopted.
(2) The provisions of this article shall not apply to any joint stock religious, educational, or benevolent association formed after December 31, 1967, nor to any joint stock religious, educational, or benevolent association formed prior to January 1, 1968, which is subject to the provisions of articles 121 to 137 of this title.