24.03.010  <<  24.03.015 >>   24.03.017

Purposes. (Effective until January 1, 2022.)

Corporations may be organized under this chapter for any lawful purpose or purposes, including, without being limited to, any one or more of the following purposes: Charitable; benevolent; eleemosynary; educational; civic; patriotic; political; religious; social; fraternal; literary; cultural; athletic; scientific; agricultural; horticultural; animal husbandry; and professional, commercial, industrial or trade association; but labor unions, cooperative organizations, and organizations subject to any of the provisions of the banking or insurance laws of this state may not be organized under this chapter: PROVIDED, That any not for profit corporation heretofore organized under any act hereby repealed and existing for the purpose of providing health care services as defined in *RCW 48.44.010(1) or 48.46.020(1), as now or hereafter amended, shall continue to be organized under this chapter.

NOTES:

*Reviser's note: RCW 48.44.010 was alphabetized pursuant to RCW 1.08.015(2)(k), changing subsection (1) to subsection (10). RCW 48.46.020 was also alphabetized pursuant to RCW 1.08.015(2)(k), changing subsection (1) to subsection (13).
RepealerSavings1967 c 235: See RCW 24.03.920, 24.03.905.
Fish marketing act: Chapter 24.36 RCW.
Granges: Chapter 24.28 RCW.
Insurance: Title 48 RCW.
Labor unions: Chapter 49.36 RCW.
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