Section 10A-4-2.02

Required statement of purpose in certificate of formation

(a) Any corporation whose certificate of formation includes as a stated purpose the performance of professional services may be incorporated under this chapter by stating in its certificate of formation that it is incorporated under this chapter.

(b) A professional business corporation, other than a nonprofit professional corporation, which is subject to this chapter shall cease being governed by this chapter and shall be governed by the Alabama Business Corporation Law, Section 10A-2-1.01 et seq., if it is a domestic corporation, if it amends its certificate of formation to delete the statement that it is organized under this chapter, and conforms its articles to the Alabama Business Corporation Law and, if it is a foreign corporation, complies with the provisions of this title applicable to foreign entities. A domestic nonprofit professional corporation which is subject to this chapter shall cease being governed by this chapter and shall be governed by the Alabama Nonprofit Corporation Law, Section 10A-3-1.01 et seq., if it is a domestic corporation, if it amends its certificate of formation to delete the statement that it is organized under this chapter, and conforms its certificate to the Alabama Nonprofit Corporation Law and, if it is a foreign corporation, complies with the provisions of this title applicable to foreign entities.

(c) Any corporation which is not subject to this chapter may become subject to this chapter, if it is a domestic corporation, by conforming its articles to this chapter.

(d) Any foreign professional corporation which renders professional services in Alabama shall be subject to this chapter.

(Acts 1983, No. 83-514, p. 763, §5; §10-4-384; amended and renumbered by Act 2009-513, p. 967, §203.)