2015 Wyoming Code
TITLE 17 - CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
CHAPTER 19 - WYOMING NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT
ARTICLE 18 - TRANSITION PROVISIONS
SECTION 17-19-1804. - Public benefit, mutual benefit and religious corporations.

WY Stat § 17-19-1804. (2015) What's This?

17-19-1804. Public benefit, mutual benefit and religious corporations.

(a) On January 1, 1993 each domestic corporation existing on the effective date of this act that is or becomes subject to this act shall be designated as a public benefit, mutual benefit or religious corporation as follows:

(i) Any corporation designated by statute as a public benefit corporation, a mutual benefit corporation or a religious corporation is the type of corporation designated by statute;

(ii) Any corporation that does not come within paragraph (i) of this subsection but is organized primarily or exclusively for religious purposes is a religious corporation;

(iii) Any corporation that does not come within paragraph (i) or (ii) of this subsection but that is recognized as exempt under section 501(c)(iii) of the Internal Revenue Code, or any successor section, is a public benefit corporation;

(iv) Any corporation that does not come within paragraph (i), (ii) or (iii) of this subsection, but that is organized for a public or charitable purpose and that upon dissolution shall distribute its assets to a public benefit corporation, the United States, a state or a person that is recognized as exempt under section 501(c)(iii) of the Internal Revenue Code, or any successor section, is a public benefit corporation; and

(v) Any corporation that does not come within paragraph (i), (ii), (iii) or (iv) of this subsection is a mutual benefit corporation.

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