Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 43
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
Before commencing business, the president, treasurer and a majority of the directors of any corporation chartered by a special act of the Legislature shall prepare, sign, date and deliver for filing with the Secretary of State articles of incorporation as required by Title 13-C, section 202. In addition to the provisions under Title 13-C, section 202, the corporation must provide the date of approval of its charter and purposes of the corporation. If articles of incorporation delivered for filing to the Secretary of State pursuant to this section satisfy the requirements of this subchapter and Title 13-C, section 202, the Secretary of State shall file the articles of incorporation. The date of filing is the date of receipt by the Secretary of State. After filing the articles of incorporation under this subchapter, the Secretary of State shall deliver to the corporation or its representative a copy of the document with an acknowledgment of the date of filing. [2009, c. 56, §3 (AMD).]