2015 Wyoming Code
TITLE 17 - CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
CHAPTER 19 - WYOMING NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT
ARTICLE 18 - TRANSITION PROVISIONS
SECTION 17-19-1806. - Transition of for profit corporations to nonprofit status.

WY Stat § 17-19-1806. (2015) What's This?

17-19-1806. Transition of for profit corporations to nonprofit status.

(a) Any corporation as defined by W.S. 17-16-140 and incorporated under the Wyoming Business Corporation Act may become a corporation pursuant to this act by filing amended articles of incorporation complying with this act if:

(i) The corporation is or determines to become upon filing the amended articles of incorporation, a public benefit, mutual benefit or religious corporation;

(ii) All shareholders are entitled to the same notice and rights of dissent provided under W.S. 17-16-1320 through 17-16-1331 and notice of any known tax consequences under the Internal Revenue Code;

(iii) All shareholders in a business corporation which is or becomes a mutual benefit corporation shall become members entitled to a number of votes, rights to benefits and unequal obligations for assessments and rights upon dissolution in proportion to their number of shares at the time of filing the amended articles of incorporation, unless the amended articles of incorporation provide otherwise;

(iv) The transition to nonprofit status shall not impair any obligations or liabilities to others existing at the time of the transition.

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