Articles of Amendment to Articles of Incorporation (Florida)
These are articles of amendment to articles of incorporation of a profitable corporation in Florida. The form provided here is simply a sample of what the actual Form CR2E011 looks like.
ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT TO ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF
____________________________________ (present name)
Pursuant to the provisions of section 607.1006, Florida Statutes, this Florida profit corporation adopts the following articles of amendment to its articles of incorporation.
FIRST: Amendment(s) adopted: (indicate article number(s) being amended, added or deleted)
SECOND: If an amendment provides for an exchange, reclassification or cancellation of issued shares, provisions for implementing the amendment if not contained in the amendment itself, are as follows:
THIRD: The date of each amendment's adoption: _____________________
FOURTH: Adoption of Amendment(s) (CHECK ONE)
____ The amendment(s) was/were adopted by the members and the number of votes cast for the amendment was sufficient for approval.
____ The amendment(s) was/were approved by the shareholders through voting groups. The following statement must be separately provided for each voting group entitled to vote separately on the amendment(s):
"The number of votes cast for the amendment(s) was/were sufficient for approval
by ____________________________________ (voting group)."
____ The amendment(s) was/were adopted by the board of directors without shareholder action and shareholder action was not required.
____ The amendment(s) was/were adopted by the incorporators without shareholder action and shareholder action was not required.
Signature ____________________________________ (By the Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, President or other officer if adopted by the shareholders)
(By a director if adopted by the directors)
(By an incorporator if adopted by the incorporators)
Typed or printed name ____________________________________
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING OUT THIS FORM
Attached is the information regarding amending the articles of incorporation of a Florida profit corporation.
A corporation can amend its articles of incorporation by filing Articles of Amendment with the Division of Corporations. The articles of amendment must be prepared in compliance with section 607.1006, Florida Statutes.
For your convenience, attached is a sample form for articles of amendment. Additional sheets may be attached as required. Pursuant to section 617.01201, Florida Statutes, the document must be typed or printed and must be legible.
Pursuant to section 617.0123, Florida Statutes, a delayed effective date may be specified but may not be later than the 90th day after the date on which the document is filed.
If the registered agent is changed in the amendment, the new agent must sign accepting the appointment and must state that he or she is familiar with and accepts the obligations of the position.
The filing fee for the articles of amendment is $35. Certified copies of the amendment are $8.75 each (plus $1 per page for each page over 8, not to exceed a maximum of $52.50). A certificate of status is $8.75. Submit one check for the correct amount made payable to the Department of State. Please include a cover letter containing your telephone number and return address.
Any further inquiries on this matter should be directed to the Amendment Section by calling (850) 487-6050 or by writing: Amendment Section, Division of Corporations, P. O. Box 6327, Tallahassee, FL 32314.