(a) A filing instrument under this chapter must satisfy the requirements of Article 4 of Chapter 1, and must be signed:
(1) By the chair of the board of directors of the domestic or foreign business corporation, by its president, or by another of its officers;
(2) If directors have not been selected or the corporation has not been formed, by an incorporator; or
(3) If the corporation is in the hands of a receiver, trustee, or other court-appointed fiduciary, by that fiduciary.
(b) The person executing the instrument shall sign it and state beneath or opposite his or her signature in English letters, his or her name, and the capacity in which he or she signs. The instrument may but need not contain: (1) the corporate seal, (2) an attestation by the secretary or an assistant secretary, or (3) an acknowledgement, verification, or proof.