2018 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXIII - Corporations, Associations and Partnerships
Chapter 354 - Health Services Corporations — Health Maintenance Organizations — Prepaid Dental Plans
Section 354.040 Articles of incorporation, required information and contents.
Effective 28 Aug 1983
Title XXIII CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPSChapter 354
354.040. Articles of incorporation, required information and contents. — In addition to the contents required or permitted by chapter 355, the articles of incorporation of a health services corporation shall comply with the following:
(1) The name of the corporation shall not include the words "insurance", "casualty", "surety", "mutual", or any other words descriptive of the insurance, casualty or surety business;
(2) The corporate name of any corporation to be formed under sections 354.010 to 354.380 shall not be the same as, or deceptively similar to, the name of any other corporation authorized to do business in this state;
(3) The statement of purposes shall be in conformity with the provisions of sections 354.010 to 354.380;
(4) Any such corporation organized prior to September 28, 1973, whose existing articles of incorporation shall not be in substantial conformity with sections 354.010 to 354.380, shall adopt and file, as provided in sections 354.010 to 354.380, such amendments to its articles as are necessary to effect substantial compliance with sections 354.010 to 354.380.
(L. 1973 S.B. 3 § 7, A.L. 1983 H.B. 127)