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SECTION 803-A
Certificate of change; contents
Not-for-Profit Corporation (NPC) CHAPTER 35, ARTICLE 8
§ 803-A. Certificate of change; contents.

(a) Any one or more of the changes authorized by paragraph (c) of
section 802 (Authorization of amendment or change, class vote) may be
accomplished by filing a certificate of change which shall be entitled
"Certificate of Change of .................. (name of corporation) under
section 803-A of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law" and shall be signed
and delivered to the department of state. It shall set forth:

(1) The name of the corporation and if it has been changed, the name
under which it was formed.

(2) The date its certificate of incorporation was filed by the
department of state.

(3) Each change effected thereby.

(4) The manner in which the change was authorized.

* (b) A certificate of change which changes only the post office
address to which the secretary of state shall mail a copy of any process
against the corporation served upon him or the address of the registered
agent, provided such address being changed is the address of a person,
partnership or other corporation whose address, as agent, is the address
to be changed or who has been designated as registered agent for such
corporation, may be signed and delivered to the department of state by
such agent. The certificate of change shall set forth the statements
required under subparagraphs (1), (2) and (3) of paragraph (a) of this
section; that a notice of the proposed change was mailed to the
corporation by the party signing the certificate not less than thirty
days prior to the date of delivery to the department and that such
corporation has not objected thereto; and that the party signing the
certificate is the agent of such corporation to whose address the
secretary of state is required to mail copies of any process against the
corporation served upon him or the registered agent, if such be the
case. A certificate signed and delivered under this paragraph shall not
be deemed to effect a change of location of the office of the
corporation in whose behalf such certificate is filed.

* NB Effective until January 1, 2023

* (b) A certificate of change which changes only the post office
address to which the secretary of state shall mail a copy of any process
against the corporation served upon him or her, and/or the email address
to which the secretary of state shall email a notice of the fact that
process against it has been electronically served upon the secretary of
state, and/or the address of the registered agent, provided such address
being changed is the address of a person, partnership or other
corporation whose address, as agent, is the address to be changed,
and/or the email address being changed is the email address of a person,
partnership or other corporation, whose email address, as agent, is the
email address to be changed, and/or who has been designated as
registered agent for such corporation, may be signed and delivered to
the department of state by such agent. The certificate of change shall
set forth the statements required under subparagraphs (1), (2) and (3)
of paragraph (a) of this section; that a notice of the proposed change
was mailed to the corporation by the party signing the certificate not
less than thirty days prior to the date of delivery to the department
and that such corporation has not objected thereto; and that the party
signing the certificate is the agent of such corporation to whose
address the secretary of state is required to mail copies of any process
against the corporation served upon him or her, and/or the agent of the
corporation to whose the email address the secretary of state is
required to email a notice of the fact that process against the
corporation has been electronically served upon him or her, and/or the
registered agent, if such be the case. A certificate signed and
delivered under this paragraph shall not be deemed to effect a change of
location of the office of the corporation in whose behalf such
certificate is filed.

* NB Effective January 1, 2023