Articles of merger must be executed by each corporation, as provided in s. 617.01201 and must set forth:
(1) The plan of merger;
(2) If the members of any merging corporation are entitled to vote on such a plan, then, as to each such corporation, the date of the meeting of members at which the plan of merger was adopted, a statement that the number of votes cast for the merger was sufficient for approval, and the vote on the plan, or a statement that such plan was adopted by written consent and executed in accordance with s. 617.0701;
(3) If a merging corporation has no members or if its members are not entitled to vote on a plan of merger, then, as to each such corporation, a statement of such fact, the date of the adoption of the plan by the board of directors, the number of directors then in office, and the vote for the plan; and
(4) The effective date of the merger if the effective date of the merger is to occur after the delivery of the articles of merger to the Department of State.