Form 0009 "Articles of Incorporation Benefit Corporation" - South Carolina

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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
SECRETARY OF STATE
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
BENEFIT CORPORATION
The following information is submitted pursuant to Sections 33-2-102 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:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Print Name)
I hereby consent to the appointment as registered agent of the corporation
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Agent’s Signature)
3. The corporation is authorized to issue shares of stock as follows. Complete “a” or “b”, whichever is applicable:
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 Number 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
The following information is submitted pursuant to Sections 33-2-102 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:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Print Name)
I hereby consent to the appointment as registered agent of the corporation
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Agent’s Signature)
3. The corporation is authorized to issue shares of stock as follows. Complete “a” or “b”, whichever is applicable:
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 Number 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
F0009
Name of Corporation
4. 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):
_____________________
5. The corporation is a benefit corporation governed by Chapter 38, Title 33 of the 1976 S.C Code of Laws, as amended.
6. The corporation has the following specific public benefit purpose(s):
7. 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).
8. The name, address and signature of each incorporator is as follows (only one incorporator is required):
a.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Signature)
b.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Signature)
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Name of Corporation
c.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Signature)
9. 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
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
Type or Print Name
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Street Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Telephone Number)
Form Revised by South Carolina Secretary of State, August 2016
F0009
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
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