(a) In order to incorporate an authority, the sponsoring university shall adopt a resolution containing at least the following provisions:

Terms Used In Alabama Code 16-17A-3. Incorporation of authority

  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • state: The word "state," when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1

(1) A finding that it is necessary, desirable, and in the best interests of the sponsoring university that the proposed authority be incorporated.

(2) Approval of the form of articles of incorporation, which shall comply with the provisions of Section 16-17A-4.

(3) Authorization to proceed to form the proposed authority by executing the articles of incorporation approved by the sponsoring university and filing the same with the Secretary of State.

(b) A university may incorporate more than one authority if it determines that each authority promotes the public health mission of the university.

(Act 2016-201, §3.)