(1) A domestic mutual insurance holding company may amend its articles of incorporation by vote of a majority of those members present or represented by proxy at a lawful meeting of its members, if the notice given members included due notice of the proposal to amend.
(2)(a) Upon adoption of an amendment, the mutual insurance holding company shall make under its corporate seal a certificate thereof, setting forth the amendment and the date and manner of the adoption thereof, which certificate shall be executed by the mutual insurance holding company’s president or vice president and secretary or assistant secretary and acknowledged before an officer authorized to take acknowledgments. The mutual insurance holding company shall deliver the originals of the certificate to the office.
(b) The office shall promptly examine the certificate of amendment, and, if the office finds that the certificate and the amendment comply with law, the office shall endorse its approval upon each of the originals, place one on file in its office, and return the remaining sets to the mutual insurance holding company. The mutual insurance holding company shall promptly file such endorsed certificates of amendment with the Department of State. The amendment shall be effective when filed with and approved by the Department of State.