Form 0011 "Articles of Incorporation Benefit Corporation - Statutory Close Corporation" - South Carolina

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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
SECRETARY OF STATE
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
BENEFIT CORPORATION – STATUTORY CLOSE CORPORATION
The following information is submitted pursuant to Sections 33-2-102, 33-18-103, 33-38-120, and 33-38-200 of the 1976
S.C. Code of Laws, as amended:
1.
The name of the proposed corporation is:
NOTE: Pursuant to S.C. Code of Laws §33-4-101, the name of the corporation must contain the word “corporation”,
“incorporated”, “company”, or “limited”, or the abbreviation “corp.”, “inc.”, “co.”, or “ltd.”
2.
The initial registered office of the corporation is:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Street Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
and the initial registered agent at such address is:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name)
I hereby consent to the appointment as registered agent of the corporation:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Agent’s Signature)
The corporation is authorized to issue shares of stock as follows. Complete “a” or “b”, whichever is applicable:
3.
a.
The corporation is authorized to issue a single class of shares. The total number of shares authorized
is ______________.
b.
The corporation is authorized to issue more than one class of shares.
Class of Shares
Authorized No. of Each Class
________________________________
______________
________________________________
______________
________________________________
______________
The relative right, preference, and limitations of the shares of each class, and of each series within a class, are as
follows:
Form Revised by South Carolina Secretary of State, August 2016
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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
SECRETARY OF STATE
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
BENEFIT CORPORATION – STATUTORY CLOSE CORPORATION
The following information is submitted pursuant to Sections 33-2-102, 33-18-103, 33-38-120, and 33-38-200 of the 1976
S.C. Code of Laws, as amended:
1.
The name of the proposed corporation is:
NOTE: Pursuant to S.C. Code of Laws §33-4-101, the name of the corporation must contain the word “corporation”,
“incorporated”, “company”, or “limited”, or the abbreviation “corp.”, “inc.”, “co.”, or “ltd.”
2.
The initial registered office of the corporation is:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Street Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
and the initial registered agent at such address is:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name)
I hereby consent to the appointment as registered agent of the corporation:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Agent’s Signature)
The corporation is authorized to issue shares of stock as follows. Complete “a” or “b”, whichever is applicable:
3.
a.
The corporation is authorized to issue a single class of shares. The total number of shares authorized
is ______________.
b.
The corporation is authorized to issue more than one class of shares.
Class of Shares
Authorized No. of Each Class
________________________________
______________
________________________________
______________
________________________________
______________
The relative right, preference, and limitations of the shares of each class, and of each series within a class, are as
follows:
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Name of Corporation
4.
The corporation is a statutory close corporation, as provided under Chapter 18, Title 33 of the 1976 S.C. Code of
Laws, as amended.
5.
Unless specified otherwise below, the transfer of shares of stock of the corporation shall be subject to the
restrictions provided in Sections 33-18-110 through 33-18-130 of the 1976 S.C. Code of Laws, as amended.
Specify any variations in the statutory format in Sections 33-18-110 through 33-18-130 below:
Unless otherwise specified below, the corporation shall have a board of directors (see Section 33-18-210 of the
6.
1976 S.C. Code of Laws, as amended).
This corporation elects not to have a board of directors.
7.
Check the following if applicable:
This corporation elects to apply the provisions of Sections 33-18-140 through 33-18-170 of the 1976 S.C.
Code of Laws, as amended, which give the estate of a deceased shareholder the right to compel the
corporation to purchase the deceased shareholder’s shares.
Specify any variations in the statutory format in Sections 33-18-140 through 33-18-170:
8.
The corporation is also a benefit corporation governed by Chapter 38, Title 33 of the 1976 S.C. Code of Laws, as amended.
9.
The corporation has the following specific public benefit purpose(s):
10. The optional provisions, which the corporation elects to include in the articles of incorporation, are as follows (see the
applicable provisions of Sections 33-2-102, 35-2-105, and 35-2-221 of the 1976 S.C. Code of Laws, as
amended):
11. The existence of the corporation shall begin as of the filing date with the Secretary of State unless a delayed date is
indicated [see Section 33-1-230(b) of the 1976 S.C. Code of Laws, amended]:
__________
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Name of Corporation
12. The name, address, and signature of each incorporator is as follows (only one incorporator is required):
a. Name: ________________________________________________________________________________________
Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________________
Signature: _____________________________________________________________________________________
b. Name: _______________________________________________________________________________________
Address: _____________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Signature: ____________________________________________________________________________________
c. Name: ________________________________________________________________________________________
Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________________
Signature: _____________________________________________________________________________________
13. I, ___________________________________________________________, an attorney licensed to practice in the state
of South Carolina, certify that the corporation, to whose articles of incorporation this certificate is attached, has complied
with the requirements of Chapter 2, Title 33 of the 1976 South Carolina Code of Laws, as amended, relating to the articles
of incorporation.
Date: __________
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Signature)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Print Name)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Street Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Telephone Number)
Form Revised by South Carolina Secretary of State, August 2016
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FILING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Two copies of this form, the original and either a duplicate original or a conformed copy, must be filed. Include a self-
addressed stamped envelope to have a filed copy returned to you by mail.
2. If the space in this form is insufficient, please attach additional sheets containing a reference to the appropriate
paragraph in this form.
3. Enclose the fee of $135.00 payable to the Secretary of State.
4. THIS FORM MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY THE FIRST REPORT TO CORPORATIONS (SEE SECTION 12-20-20
OF THE 1976 S.C. CODE OF LAWS, AS AMENDED). The $25 CL-1 fee is included in the $135 filing fee.
Return to:
Secretary of State
ATTN: Corporate Filings
1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 525
Columbia, SC 29201
SPECIAL NOTES
1.
PURSUANT TO 1976 S.C. CODE OF LAWS, AS AMENDED, § 33-18-109, ALL SHARE CERTIFICATES ISSUED
BY A STATUTORY CLOSE CORPORATION MUST CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING CONSPICUOUS NOTICE:
“THE RIGHTS OF SHAREHOLDERS IN A STATUTORY CLOSE CORPORATION MAY DIFFER MATERALLY
FROM THE RIGHTS OF SHAREHOLDERS IN OTHER CORPORATIONS. COPIES OF THE ARTICLES OF
INCORPORATION AND BYLAWS, SHAREHOLDERS’ AGREEMENTS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS, ANY OF
WHICH MAY RESTRICT TRANSFERS AND AFFECT VOTING AND OTHER RIGHTS, MAY BE OBTAINED BY A
SHAREHOLDER ON WRITTEN REQUEST TO THE CORPORATION.”
2.
THE FILING OF THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT, IN AND OF ITSELF, PROVIDE AN EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE
THIS CORPORATE NAME ON OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE. USE OF A NAME AS
A TRADEMARK OR SERVICE MARK WILL REQUIRE REGISTRATION OF THE MARK AND MAY BE AFFECTED
BY PRIOR USE OF THE MARK. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE TRADEMARKS DIVISION OF THE
SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE.
Form Revised by South Carolina Secretary of State, August 2016
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