Form CSCL/CD-515 "Certificate of Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation for Use by Domestic Profit and Nonprofit Corporations" - Michigan

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CSCL/CD-515 (Rev. 09/21
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MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS
CORPORATIONS, SECURITIES & COMMERCIAL LICENSING BUREAU
Date Received
(FOR BUREAU USE ONLY)
AC1
This document is effective on the date filed, unless a
subsequent effective date within 90 days after received
date is stated in the document.
Name
Address
City
State
ZIP Code
EFFECTIVE DATE:
Document will be returned to the name and address you enter above.
If left blank, document will be returned to the registered office.
CERTIFICATE OF AMENDMENT TO THE ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
For use by Domestic Profit and Nonprofit Corporations
(Please read information and instructions on the last page)
Pursuant to the provisions of Act 284, Public Acts of 1972, (profit corporations), or Act 162, Public Acts of 1982 (nonprofit
corporations), the undersigned corporation executes the following Certificate:
1. The present name of the corporation is:
2. The identification number assigned by the Bureau is:
3. Article __________________ of the Articles of Incorporation is hereby amended to read as follows:
CSCL/CD-515 (Rev. 09/21
))
MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS
CORPORATIONS, SECURITIES & COMMERCIAL LICENSING BUREAU
Date Received
(FOR BUREAU USE ONLY)
AC1
This document is effective on the date filed, unless a
subsequent effective date within 90 days after received
date is stated in the document.
Name
Address
City
State
ZIP Code
EFFECTIVE DATE:
Document will be returned to the name and address you enter above.
If left blank, document will be returned to the registered office.
CERTIFICATE OF AMENDMENT TO THE ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
For use by Domestic Profit and Nonprofit Corporations
(Please read information and instructions on the last page)
Pursuant to the provisions of Act 284, Public Acts of 1972, (profit corporations), or Act 162, Public Acts of 1982 (nonprofit
corporations), the undersigned corporation executes the following Certificate:
1. The present name of the corporation is:
2. The identification number assigned by the Bureau is:
3. Article __________________ of the Articles of Incorporation is hereby amended to read as follows:
COMPLETE ONLY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
4. Profit or Nonprofit Corporations: For amendments adopted by unanimous consent of incorporators before the
first meeting of the board of directors or trustees.
The foregoing amendment to the Articles of Incorporation was duly adopted on the __________________ day of
_____________________ , __________ , in accordance with the provisions of the Act by the unanimous consent of the
incorporator(s) before the first meeting of the Board of Directors or Trustees.
Signed this __________ day of _____________________ , _____________
(Signature)
(Signature)
(Type or Print Name)
(Type or Print Name)
(Signature)
(Signature)
(Type or Print Name)
(Type or Print Name)
5. Profit Corporation Only: Shareholder or Board Approval
The foregoing amendment to the Articles of Incorporation proposed by the board was duly adopted on the
__________________ day of _____________________ , __________ , by the: (check one of the following)
shareholders at a meeting in accordance with Section 611(3) of the Act.
written consent of the shareholders that have at least the minimum number of votes required by
statute in accordance with Section 407(1) of the Act. Written notice to shareholders that have not
consented in writing has been given. (Note: Written consent by less than all of the shareholders is
permitted only if such provision appears in the Articles of Incorporation.)
written consent of all the shareholders entitled to vote in accordance with Section 407(2) of the Act.
board of a profit corporation pursuant to Section 611(2) of the Act.
Profit Corporations and Professional Service Corporations
Signed this _____ day of _____________ , ________
By _________________________________________
(Signature of an authorized officer or agent)
____________________________________________
(Type or Print Name)
6. Nonprofit corporation only: Member, shareholder, or board approval
The foregoing amendment to the Articles of Incorporation was duly adopted on the ____________ day of
____________________ , ______________ by the (check one of the following)
Member or shareholder approval for nonprofit corporations organized on a membership or share basis
members or shareholders at a meeting in accordance with Section 611(3) of the Act.
written consent of the members, shareholders, or their proxies having not less than the minimum number of votes
required by statute in accordance with Section 407(1) and (2) of the Act. Written notice to members or
shareholders who have not consented in writing has been given. (Note: Written consent by less than all of the
members, shareholders, or their proxies is permitted only if such provision appears in the Articles of Incorporation.)
written consent of all the members, shareholders, or their proxies entitled to vote in
accordance with Section 407(3) of the Act.
Directors (Only if the Articles state that the corporation is organized on a directorship basis)
directors at a meeting in accordance with Section 611(3) of the Act.
written consent of all directors pursuant to Section 525 of the Act.
Nonprofit Corporations
Signed this ______________ day of __________________________ , ___________
By ____________________________________________________________________
(Signature of an officer)
_______________________________________________________________________
(Type or Print Name)
(Type or Print Title)
CSCL/CD-515 (Rev. 09/21)
Preparer's Name
(
)
Business Telephone Number
INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS
1. This form may be used to draft your Certificate of Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation. A document required or permitted to be filed under the act
cannot be filed unless it contains the minimum information required by the act. The format provided contains only the minimal information required to
make the document fileable and may not meet your needs. This is a legal document and agency staff cannot provide legal advice.
2. Submit one original of this document. Upon filing, the document will be added to the records of the Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing
Bureau. The original will be returned to your registered office address, unless you enter a different address in the box on the front of this document. Since
the document will be maintained on electronic format, it is important that the filing be legible. Documents with poor black and white contrast, or otherwise
illegible, will be rejected.
3. This Certificate is to be used pursuant to the provisions of Section 631 of Act 284, P.A. of 1972, or Act 162, P.A. of 1982, for the purpose of amending the
Articles of Incorporation of a domestic profit corporation or nonprofit corporation. Do not use this form for restated articles.
4. Item 2 - Enter the identification number previously assigned by the Bureau. If this number is unknown, leave it blank.
5. Item 3 - The article(s) being amended must be set forth in its entirety. However, if the article being amended is divided into separately identifiable
sections, only the sections being amended need be included.
6. If the amendment changes the term of existence to a specific date, then consent to the amendment or a written statement that the consent is not required
must be obtained from the Charitable Trust Section, Licensing and Regulation Division, Michigan Attorney General, P.O. Box 30214, 525 W. Ottawa,
Lansing, MI 48909 (517) 335-7571 and submitted with this document for all nonprofit charitable purpose corporations, unless organized for religious
purposes. Application for the consent should be made at least 120 days before the desired effective date of the amendment. This certificate cannot be
filed unless it is accompanied by either: the written consent of the Attorney General, an order of a Circuit Court dissolving the corporation, or an affidavid
attesting to the submission of a written request to the attorney general for consent to the filing and the failure of the attorney general to respond within 120
days.
7. This document is effective on the date endorsed "filed" by the Bureau. A later effective date, no more than 90 days after the date of delivery, may be
stated as an additional article.
8. Signatures:
Profit Corporations: (Complete either Item 4 or Item 5)
1) Item 4 must be signed by at least a majority of the Incorporators listed in the Articles of Incorporation.
2) Item 5 must be signed by an authorized officer or agent of the corporation.
Nonprofit Corporations: (Complete either Item 4 or Item 6)
1) Item 4 must be signed by at least a majority of incorporators listed in the Articles of Incorporation.
2) Item 6 must be signed by an officer of the corporation.
9. FEES: Make remittance payable to the State of Michigan. Include corporation name and identification number on check or money order.
NONREFUNDABLE FEE:
$10.00
ADDITIONAL FEES DUE FOR INCREASED AUTHORIZED SHARES OF PROFIT CORPORATIONS ARE:
Amount of Increase
Fee
1-60,000
$50.00
60,001-1,000,000
$100.00
1,000,001-5,000,000
$300.00
5,000,001-10,000,000
$500.00
More than 10,000,000
$500.00 for first 10,000,000 plus $1000.00 for each additional 10,000,000, or portion thereof
To submit in person:
Submit with check or money order by mail:
2407 N Grand River Ave
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Lansing, MI 48906
Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing Bureau
Telephone: (517) 241-6470
Corporations Division
P.O. Box 30054
Fees may be paid by check, money order, VISA, MasterCard, American
Lansing, MI 48909
Express, or Discover when delivered in person to our office.
COFS (Corporations Online Filing System):
This document may be completed and submitted online at www.michigan.gov/corpfileonline.
Fees may be paid by VISA, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover.
Documents that are endorsed filed are available at www.michigan.gov/corpentitysearch. If the submitted document is not fileable, the
notice of refusal to file and document will be available at the Rejected Filings Search website at www.michigan.gov/corprejectedsearch.
LARA is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids, servies and other reasonable accomodations are available upon
request to individuals with disabilities.
Optional expedited service.
Expedited review and filing, if fileable, is available for all documents for profit corporations, limited
liability companies, limited partnerships and nonprofit corporations.
The nonrefundable expedited service fee is in addition to the regular fees applicable to the specific
document.
Please complete a separate CSCL/CD-272 form for expedited service for each document submitted
in person or by mail.
24-hour service - $50 for formation documents and applications for certificate of authority.
24-hour service - $100 for any document concerning an existing entity.
Same day service
Same day - $100 for formation documents and applications for certificate of
authority.
Same day - $200 for any document concerning an existing entity.
Review completed on day of receipt. Document and request for same day expedited
service must be received by 1 p.m. EST OR EDT.
Two hour - $500
Review completed within two hours on day of receipt. Document and request for two hour
expedited service must be received by 3 p.m. EST OR EDT.
One hour - $1000
Review completed within one hour on day of receipt. Document and request for 1 hour
expedited service must be received by 4 p.m. EST OR EDT.
Documents submitted by mail are delivered to a remote location for receipts processing and are
then forwarded to the Corporations Division for review. Day of receipt for mailed expedited service
requests is the day the Corporations Division receives the request.
Rev. 09/21
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