Form MBCA-6 "Articles of Incorporation" - Maine

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DOMESTIC
BUSINESS CORPORATION
STATE OF MAINE
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
_____________________
Deputy Secretary of State
A True Copy When Attested By Signature
_____________________
Deputy Secretary of State
Pursuant to
13-C MRSA §202
and/or §1803, the undersigned executes and delivers the following Articles of Incorporation:
FIRST:
The name of the corporation is _____________________________________________________________________.
SECOND:
("X" only if applicable)
This is a professional corporation**formed pursuant to
13 MRSA Chapter 22-A
to provide the following
professional services:
____________________________________________________________________________________
(type of professional services)
THIRD:
("X" only if applicable)
This is a benefit corporation formed pursuant to
13-C MRSA §1803.
This election has been adopted by
at least the minimum status vote as defined in
13-C MRSA§1802.7.
FOURTH:
The Clerk is a: (select either a Commercial or Noncommercial Clerk – Person must be a Maine resident)
Commercial Clerk
CRA Public Number: __________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
(name of commercial clerk)
Noncommercial Clerk
__________________________________________________________________________________
(name of noncommercial clerk)
__________________________________________________________________________________
(physical location, not P.O. Box – street, city, state and zip code)
__________________________________________________________________________________
(mailing address if different from above)
FIFTH:
Pursuant to
5 MRSA
§108.3, the clerk as listed above has consented to serve as the clerk for this corporation.
Form No. MBCA-6 (1 of 2)
Filing Fee $145.00
DOMESTIC
BUSINESS CORPORATION
STATE OF MAINE
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
_____________________
Deputy Secretary of State
A True Copy When Attested By Signature
_____________________
Deputy Secretary of State
Pursuant to
13-C MRSA §202
and/or §1803, the undersigned executes and delivers the following Articles of Incorporation:
FIRST:
The name of the corporation is _____________________________________________________________________.
SECOND:
("X" only if applicable)
This is a professional corporation**formed pursuant to
13 MRSA Chapter 22-A
to provide the following
professional services:
____________________________________________________________________________________
(type of professional services)
THIRD:
("X" only if applicable)
This is a benefit corporation formed pursuant to
13-C MRSA §1803.
This election has been adopted by
at least the minimum status vote as defined in
13-C MRSA§1802.7.
FOURTH:
The Clerk is a: (select either a Commercial or Noncommercial Clerk – Person must be a Maine resident)
Commercial Clerk
CRA Public Number: __________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
(name of commercial clerk)
Noncommercial Clerk
__________________________________________________________________________________
(name of noncommercial clerk)
__________________________________________________________________________________
(physical location, not P.O. Box – street, city, state and zip code)
__________________________________________________________________________________
(mailing address if different from above)
FIFTH:
Pursuant to
5 MRSA
§108.3, the clerk as listed above has consented to serve as the clerk for this corporation.
Form No. MBCA-6 (1 of 2)
SIXTH:
("X" one box only)
There shall be only one class of shares. The number of authorized shares is ___________________________.
(Optional) Name of class: _______________________________________________________________________
There shall be two or more classes or series of shares. The information required by
13-C MRSA §601
concerning
each such class and series is set forth in Exhibit ____ attached hereto and made a part hereof.
SEVENTH:
("X" one box only)
The corporation will have a board of directors.
There will be no directors; the business of the Corporation will be managed by shareholders.
(13-C MRSA
§743)
EIGHTH:
(For corporations with directors, each of the following provisions is optional – "X" only if applicable)
The number of directors is limited as follows: not fewer than _____ nor more than _____ directors.
(13-C MRSA
§803)
To the fullest extent permitted by
13-C MRSA
§202.2.D, a director shall have no liability to the Corporation or its
shareholders for money damages for an action taken or a failure to take an action as a director.
Except as otherwise specified by contract or in its bylaws, the Corporation shall in all cases provide
indemnification (including advances of expenses) to its directors and officers to the fullest extent permitted by law.
(13-C MRSA §§202, 857
and 859)
NINTH:
("X" only if applicable)
The Corporation elects to have preemptive rights as defined in
13-C MRSA
§641.
TENTH:
("X" only if applicable)
Additional provisions of these Articles of Incorporation are set forth in Exhibit ____ attached hereto and made a part
hereof.
(13-C MRSA §202
and
13-C MRSA §1811)
ELEVENTH:
Name and address of additional Incorporators is set forth on Exhibit ___ attached hereto.
Dated ___________________________________________
*By _________________________________________________
(original written signature)
________________________________________________
(type or print name of incorporator)
_____
**The professional corporation name must contain one of the following: “chartered,” “professional corporation,” “professional association” or “service
corporation” or the abbreviation “P.C.,” “P.A.” or “S.C.”. Examples of professional service corporations are accountants, attorneys, chiropractors, dentists,
registered nurses and veterinarians. (This is not an inclusive list – see
13 MRSA
§723.7.)
*These articles must be dated and executed pursuant to
13-C MRSA
§121.5. by an incorporator.
Please remit your payment made payable to the Maine Secretary of State.
Submit completed form to:
Secretary of State
Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions
101 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0101
Telephone Inquiries: (207) 624-7752
Email Inquiries:
CEC.Corporations@Maine.gov
Form No. MBCA-6 (2 of 2) Rev. 9/19/2019
Customer Contact Cover Letter
Name of entity(s) on the submitted filings:
______________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________
Optional special handling request(s): (check only if applicable)
Hold attested copy for pick up (will be required to pick up at our office in Augusta, Maine)
24-hour expedited filing (next business day) service: $50 additional filing fee per entity
Immediate expedited filing (same business day): $100 additional filing fee per entity
NOTE: Only one expedite fee is required if filing multiple documents for the same entity/charter number at the same time.
Payment can be made by check or money order (payable to Maine Secretary of State) or by credit card. You may
obtain a credit card voucher at https://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/forms/credit.pdf.
Total fee(s) enclosed: $ ________________
_______________________________________
__________________________________________
(Name of contact person)
(Daytime telephone number)
_______________________________________
___________________________________________
(Contact email address for this filing)
(Email address to use for annual report reminders)
Name and address of person to return the attested copy of the completed filing:
_____________________________________________________________________________________
(Name of attested copy recipient)
____________________________________________________________________________________
(Firm or Company)
_____________________________________________________________________________________
(Mailing Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State & Zip)
NOTE: Failure to provide a contact name and telephone number or email address will result in any erroneous
filing(s) being returned to the filer by the Secretary of State’s office.
For questions regarding the above filing(s), please call or email our office at (207) 624-7752 or
cec.corporations@maine.gov
Submit filings to:
Mailing Address if using US Postal Service
Mailing Address if using FedEx/UPS
Department of the Secretary of State
Department of the Secretary of State
Corporations, UCC and Commissions
Corporations, UCC and Commissions
th
101 State House Station
111 Sewall Street, 4
Floor
Augusta, ME 04333-0101
Augusta, ME 04330
Rev. 8/2021
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