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19 Pa. Code Chapter 41. Nonprofit Corporations Generally

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1. General checklist for incorporating nonprofit corporations. [Reserved] Source. The provisions of this § 41.1 adopted June 22, 1973, effective June 23, 1973, 3 Pa.B.
2. Incorporators. (a) One or more corporations or natural persons of full age may incorporate a nonprofit corporation. (b) A foreign corporation for profit or a foreign corporation not-for-profit may incorporate a nonprofit corporation.
3. Nonprofit corporation names. (a) Section 5303 of the NPCL (relating to corporate name) does not require that the corporate name of a nonprofit corporation contain a corporate designator such as Corporation, Corp., Company, Co., Incorporated, Inc., and the like.
4. Stated purposes. (a) Section 5301 of the code (relating to purposes) provides that a nonprofit corporation may be incorporated for a lawful purpose including one or more of the following or similar purposes
5. Term of existence. The term of existence of a nonprofit corporation may be limited in the articles of incorporation. Section 5306(a) of the NPCL (relating to articles of incorporation) provides that the duration of a corporation is perpetual absent a provision in the articles setting forth a limited term.
6. Share structure. (a) Section 5306(a)(6) of the NPCL (relating to articles of incorporation) permits a nonprofit corporation to be organized on a stock share basis, in which case the articles of incorporation are required to set forth the aggregate number of shares which the corporation shall have the authority to issue.
7. Corporations without members. Section 5306(a)(7) of the NPCL (relating to articles of incorporation) authorizes the articles of incorporation of a nonprofit corporation to specify that the corporation is to have no members.
8. Naming of the first directors in the articles. (a) The first directors of the corporation may, but are not required to be named in the articles of incorporation.
9. Other provisions in the articles. Section 5306(a) of the NPCL (relating to articles of incorporation) authorizes the articles of incorporation of a nonprofit corporation to contain other provisions consistent with the NPCL which the incorporator may choose to insert if one of the following exists
10. Incorporation of an unincorporated association. Section 5331 of the NPCL (relating to unincorporated associations) provides that in the case of the incorporation as a nonprofit corporation of an unincorporated association the articles of incorporation shall contain, in addition to provisions otherwise required by the NPCL, a statement that the incorporators constitute a majority of the members of the committee authorized to incorporate the association by the requisite vote required by the organic law of the association for the amendment of the organic law.

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Title 15 CORPORATIONS AND UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS

7 hours ago Conversion to a corporation governed by the Business Corporation Law. § 7725. Savings provisions. § 7726. Applicability. Chapter 79. Fundamental Changes (Transferred) Subchapter A. Amendment of Articles (Transferred) § 7901 - § 7906 (Transferred) Subchapter B. Merger, Consolidation and Sale of Assets (Transferred)

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Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporations

7 hours ago To form a nonprofit corporation in Pennsylvania, Articles of Incorporation - Nonprofit [DSCB:15-5306/7102] accompanied by a docketing statement [DSCB:15-134A] should be filed with the Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations. Please see the forms and instructions, available on the Bureau’s Registration Forms page, for detailed

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Pennsylvania Statutes Title 15 Pa.C.S.A. Corporations and

3 hours ago Former 15 Pa.C.S. Pt. III Art. B (relating to domestic nonprofit corporations), added by the act of November 15, 1972 (P.L. 1063, No. 271), 1 shall be known and may be cited as the Nonprofit Corporation Law of 1972.

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Rules and Regulations for Nonprofit Associations in

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BYLAWS (A Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporation)

1 hours ago failed to perform the duties of his or her office, under the Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporation Law of 1988, as amended, or any successor law, and (ii) the breach or failure to perform constitutes self­dealing, willful misconduct or recklessness. The provisions of this Section shall not apply to (i) the

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Pennsylvania Bulletin

6 hours ago Section 5301(a) of the Nonprofit Corporation Law of 1988, 15 Pa.C.S. § 5301(a), provides, in part, however, that a corporation may be incorporated as a nonprofit corporation for any lawful purpose including, but not limited to, a ''professional'' purpose. Accordingly this part of the subsection is overbroad and contrary to statute.

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Pennsylvania Statutes Title 15 Pa.C.S.A. Corporations and

3 hours ago (a) General rule.--Membership in a nonprofit corporation shall be terminated in the manner provided in a bylaw adopted by the members. If membership in any such corporation is limited to persons who are members in good standing in another corporation, or in any lodge, church, club, society or other entity or organization, the bylaws shall in each case define the limitations and may …

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CHANGES TO THE PENNSYLVANIA NONPROFIT …

6 hours ago nonprofit organizations. These particular revisions are now in effect, meaning Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations are free to exp lore additional ways electronic technology is utilized to effectuate their missions. A commonly cited driving force of Senate Bill 304 was to get the Nonprofit Corporation Law up to speed with the Business

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Nonprofit Board Members and Senior

9 hours ago Corporation Law of 1988, as amended, 15 Pa. C.S.A. §§ 5101 – 6146 (Nonprofit Law). This guide is not a substitute for legal advice. If you have questions, seek qualified legal counsel to ensure that you and your board’s actions are in compliance with Pennsylvania law. This handbook and many other resources are also available on our website at

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PANO A Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporation BY LAWS

1 hours ago members under the Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporation Law of 1988 (the “Act”). ARTICLE IV - SEAL 4.1 The Corporate Seal shall be in a circular form and shall bear the name of the Corporation and the words “Corporate Seal, Pennsylvania 1984". ARTICLE V - BOARD OF DIRECTORS 5.1 Management.

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2014 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes Justia Law

6 hours ago 2014 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes Title 15 - CORPORATIONS AND UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS. ARTICLE B. DOMESTIC NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS GENERALLY. Chapter 53 - Incorporation; Chapter 55 - Corporate Powers, Duties and Safeguards Get a free

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2010 Pennsylvania Code Justia Law

2 hours ago Justia US Law US Codes and Statutes Pennsylvania Code 2010 Pennsylvania Code Title 15 - CORPORATIONS AND UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS Chapter 57 - Officers, Directors and Members 5712 - Standard of care and justifiable reliance.

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Title 15 PA General Assembly

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What makes a nonprofit corporation legal in PA?

Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporations. A nonprofit corporation must be able to fulfill its purpose without financial benefit to its members, director or officers, except as salaries and expenses. Nonprofit status is a state law concept. Nonprofit status may make an organization eligible for certain benefits, such as state sales,...

What are the rules for charities in Pennsylvania?

The Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act (Charities Act) and the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law (Consumer Protection Law) regulate Pennsylvania fundraisers. Bingo, prize raffles, and other small gambling games must also comport with any local and county regulations.

Can a not for profit corporation be incorporated under the code?

Accordingly, domestic corporations not-for-profit shall be incorporated under the code, except: (1) Electric cooperative corporations, which are incorporated under Chapter 73 of the code (relating to the Electric Cooperative Law of 1990).

Can a non profit corporation have no members?

Corporations without members. Section 5306 (a) (7) of the NPCL (relating to articles of incorporation) authorizes the articles of incorporation of a nonprofit corporation to specify that the corporation is to have no members.

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