1. Upon receipt by the secretary of state of duplicate originals of any certificate of amendment, he shall file the same, if he finds that the certificate of amendment conforms to law, and that the required taxes or fees have been paid, keeping one of the copies as a permanent record, and he shall issue a certificate of amendment to which he shall affix the other copy of the certificate of amendment filed with him.

2. The certificate of the secretary of state and the copy of the certificate of amendment affixed shall be returned to the corporation or its representative.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 351.100

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020