Chapter 617, Florida Statutes 2004
CORPORATIONS NOT FOR PROFIT
617.01011 Short title.
617.0102 Reservation of power to amend or repeal.
617.01201 Filing requirements.
617.0122 Fees for filing documents and issuing certificates.
617.0123 Effective date of document.
617.0124 Correcting filed document.
617.0125 Filing duties of Department of State.
617.0126 Appeal from Department of State's refusal to file document.
617.0127 Evidentiary effect of copy of filed document.
617.0128 Certificate of status.
617.0129 Penalty for signing false document.
617.01301 Powers of Department of State.
617.0202 Articles of incorporation; content.
617.0204 Liability for preincorporation transactions.
617.0205 Organizational meeting of directors.
617.0207 Emergency bylaws.
617.0301 Purposes and application.
617.0302 Corporate powers.
617.0303 Emergency powers.
617.0304 Ultra vires.
617.0401 Corporate name.
617.0403 Registered name; application; renewal; revocation.
617.0501 Registered office and registered agent.
617.0502 Change of registered office or registered agent; resignation of registered agent.
617.0503 Registered agent; duties; confidentiality of investigation records.
617.0504 Service of process, notice, or demand on a corporation.
617.0505 Payment of dividends and distribution of income to members prohibited; issuance of certificates of membership; effect of stock issued under prior law.
617.0601 Members, generally.
617.0604 Liability of members.
617.0701 Meetings of members, generally; failure to hold annual meeting; special meeting; consent to corporate actions without meetings; waiver of notice of meetings.
617.0721 Voting by members.
617.0801 Requirement for and duties of board of directors.
617.0802 Qualifications of directors.
617.0803 Number of directors.
617.0806 Staggered terms for directors.
617.0807 Resignation of directors.
617.0808 Removal of directors.
617.0809 Vacancy on board.
617.08101 Compensation of directors.
617.0821 Action by directors without a meeting.
617.0822 Notice of meetings.
617.0823 Waiver of notice.
617.0824 Quorum and voting.
617.0830 General standards for directors.
617.0831 Indemnification and liability of officers, directors, employees, and agents.
617.0832 Director conflicts of interest.
617.0833 Loans to directors or officers.
617.0834 Officers and directors of certain corporations and associations not for profit; immunity from civil liability.
617.0835 Prohibited activities by private foundations.
617.0840 Required officers.
617.0841 Duties of officers.
617.0842 Resignation and removal of officers.
617.0843 Contract rights of officers.
617.1001 Authority to amend the articles of incorporation.
617.1002 Procedure for amending articles of incorporation.
617.1006 Contents of articles of amendment.
617.1007 Restated articles of incorporation.
617.1008 Amendment pursuant to reorganization.
617.1009 Effect of amendment.
617.1101 Plan of merger.
617.1103 Approval of plan of merger; abandonment of plan thereafter.
617.1105 Articles of merger.
617.1106 Effect of merger.
617.1107 Merger of domestic and foreign corporations.
617.1201 Secured transactions and other dispositions of corporate property and assets not requiring member approval.
617.1202 Sale, lease, exchange, or other disposition of corporate property and assets requiring member approval.
617.1401 Voluntary dissolution of corporation prior to conducting its affairs.
617.1402 Dissolution of corporation.
617.1403 Articles of dissolution.
617.1404 Revocation of dissolution.
617.1405 Effect of dissolution.
617.1406 Plan of distribution of assets.
617.1420 Grounds for administrative dissolution.
617.1421 Procedure for and effect of administrative dissolution.
617.1422 Reinstatement following administrative dissolution.
617.1423 Appeal from denial of reinstatement.
617.1430 Grounds for judicial dissolution.
617.1431 Procedure for judicial dissolution.
617.1432 Receivership or custodianship.
617.1433 Judgment of dissolution.
617.1440 Deposit with Department of Financial Services.
617.1501 Authority of foreign corporation to conduct affairs required.
617.1502 Consequences of conducting affairs without authority.
617.1503 Application for certificate of authority.
617.1504 Amended certificate of authority.
617.1505 Effect of certificate of authority.
617.1506 Corporate name of foreign corporation.
617.1507 Registered office and registered agent of foreign corporation.
617.1508 Change of registered office and registered agent of foreign corporation.
617.1509 Resignation of registered agent of foreign corporation.
617.1510 Service of process, notice, or demand on a foreign corporation.
617.1520 Withdrawal of foreign corporation.
617.1530 Grounds for revocation of authority to conduct affairs.
617.1531 Procedure for and effect of revocation.
617.1532 Appeal from revocation.
617.1533 Reinstatement following revocation.
617.1601 Corporate records.
617.1602 Inspection of records by members.
617.1603 Scope of inspection right.
617.1604 Court-ordered inspection.
617.1605 Financial reports for members.
617.1622 Annual report for Department of State.
617.1623 Corporate information available to the public; application to corporations incorporated by circuit courts and by special act of the Legislature.
617.1701 Application to existing domestic corporation.
617.1702 Application to qualified foreign corporations.
617.1711 Application to foreign and interstate commerce.
617.1803 Domestication of foreign not-for-profit corporations.
617.1805 Corporations for profit; when may become corporations not for profit.
617.1806 Conversion to corporation not for profit; petition and contents.
617.1807 Conversion to corporation not for profit; authority of circuit judge.
617.1808 Application of act to corporation converted to corporation not for profit.
617.1907 Effect of repeal of prior acts.
617.1908 Applicability of Florida Business Corporation Act.
617.2001 Corporations which may be incorporated hereunder; incorporation of certain medical services corporations.
617.2002 Corporation not for profit organized pursuant to s. 2, ch. 87-296; requirements.
617.2003 Proceedings to revoke articles of incorporation or charter or prevent its use.
617.2004 Extinct churches and religious societies; property.
617.2005 Extinct churches and religious societies; dissolution.
617.2006 Incorporation of labor unions or bodies.
617.2007 Sponge packing and marketing corporations.
617.2101 Corporation authorized to act as trustee.
617.2102 Fines and penalties against members.
617.2103 Exemptions for certain corporations.