2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 14A - CORPORATIONS, GENERAL
Section 14A:18-3 - Certain corporations may become benefit corporations.
14A:18-3 Certain corporations may become benefit corporations.
3. a. A corporation organized under the provisions of the "New Jersey Business Corporation Act," N.J.S.14A:1-1 et seq., may become a benefit corporation under this act by amending its certificate of incorporation so that it contains a statement that the corporation is a benefit corporation. The amendment shall not be effective unless it is adopted by at least the minimum status vote.
b.If a corporation that is not a benefit corporation is a party to a merger or consolidation or is the exchanging corporation in a share exchange, and the surviving or new corporation in the merger, consolidation, or share exchange is to be a benefit corporation, then the plan of merger, consolidation, or share exchange shall not be effective unless it is adopted by the corporation by at least the minimum status vote.
L.2011, c.30, s.3.
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