2016 New York Laws
RCO - Religious Corporations
Article 6 - (Religious Corporations) REFORMED DUTCH, REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN AND LUTHERAN CHURCHES
110 - Decision by a Reformed Dutch or Reformed Presbyterian church as to system of incorporation and government.
110. Decision by a Reformed Dutch or Reformed Presbyterian church as to system of incorporation and government. The minister or ministers, if there be any, and the elders and deacons of an unincorporated church in connection with the Reformed church in America, the true Reformed Dutch church in the United States of America, or with the Reformed Presbyterian church, may determine to incorporate such church in pursuance of this article, or to call a meeting of such unincorporated church for the purpose of deciding whether such church shall be incorporated in pursuance of article ten of this chapter, entitled "Special provisions for the incorporation and government of churches of other denominations."
If such ministers, elders and deacons determine to call such meeting for such purpose, then such church may be incorporated and shall be governed after its incorporation in pursuance of the provisions of article ten of this chapter, except such provisions thereof as are applicable to churches of a single denomination only, and except that the notice of the meeting for incorporation shall be signed by such ministers, elders and deacons or a majority of them, and no other signatures thereto shall be necessary to its validity; and, if it be a Reformed church in America, it shall, after incorporation, be governed by such of the provisions of this article as relates to its consistory and to the choice of its minister.
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