Chapter 24.03 RCW Dispositions

WASHINGTON NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT

Current RCWs

Sections

24.03.005  Definitions.
[2020 c 57 § 80. Prior: 2015 c 176 § 3101; 2004 c 265 § 1; 2002 c 74 § 4; 1989 c 291 § 3; 1986 c 240 § 1; 1982 c 35 § 72; 1967 c 235 § 2.]


24.03.007  Standards for electronic filing-Rules.
[2004 c 265 § 2; 2002 c 74 § 5.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.008  Records submitted for filing-Exact or conformed copies.
[2004 c 265 § 3; 2002 c 74 § 6.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.009  Notice by electronic transmission—Consent required—When effective.
[2004 c 265 § 4.]


24.03.010  Applicability.
[1971 ex.s. c 53 § 1; 1967 c 235 § 3.]


24.03.015  Purposes.
[1986 c 240 § 2; 1983 c 106 § 22; 1967 c 235 § 4.]


24.03.017  Corporation may elect to have chapter apply to it—Procedure.
[2015 c 176 § 3102; 2004 c 265 § 5; 1982 c 35 § 73; 1971 ex.s. c 53 § 2.]


24.03.020  Incorporators.
[2004 c 265 § 6; 1986 c 240 § 3; 1982 c 35 § 74; 1967 c 235 § 5.]


24.03.025  Articles of incorporation.
[1987 c 212 § 703; 1982 c 35 § 75; 1967 c 235 § 6.]


24.03.027  Filing false statements-Penalty.



24.03.030  Limitations.
[1986 c 240 § 4; 1967 c 235 § 7.]


24.03.035  General powers.
[1991 c 72 § 42; 1986 c 240 § 5; 1967 c 235 § 8.]


24.03.038  Corporation authorized to provide professional services — Limitations.
[1985 c 431 § 2.]
Repealed by 1986 c 261 § 7. Later enactment, see RCW 18.100.132.


24.03.040  Defense of ultra vires.
[1967 c 235 § 9.]


24.03.043  Indemnification of agents of any corporation authorized.



24.03.045  Corporate name.
[2015 c 176 § 3103; 2004 c 265 § 7; 1998 c 102 § 3; 1994 c 211 § 1305; 1989 c 291 § 10; 1987 c 55 § 39; 1986 c 240 § 6; 1982 c 35 § 76; 1967 c 235 § 10.]


24.03.046  Reservation of exclusive right to use a corporate name.
[2015 c 176 § 3104; 1993 c 356 § 1; 1982 c 35 § 77.]


24.03.047  Registration of corporate name.
[2015 c 176 § 3105; 1994 c 211 § 1306; 1993 c 356 § 2; 1987 c 55 § 40; 1986 c 240 § 7; 1982 c 35 § 78.]


24.03.048  Renewal of registration of corporate name.
[2015 c 176 § 3106; 1986 c 240 § 8; 1982 c 35 § 79.]


24.03.050  Registered agent.
[2015 c 176 § 3107; 2009 c 202 § 1; 2004 c 265 § 8; 1986 c 240 § 9; 1982 c 35 § 80; 1969 ex.s. c 163 § 1; 1967 c 235 § 11.]


24.03.055  Change of registered agent.
[2015 c 176 § 3108; 2004 c 265 § 9; 1993 c 356 § 3; 1986 c 240 § 10; 1982 c 35 § 81; 1967 c 235 § 12.]


24.03.060  Service of process on corporation.
[2015 c 176 § 3109; 1986 c 240 § 11; 1982 c 35 § 82; 1967 c 235 § 13.]


24.03.065  Members—Member committees.
[2004 c 98 § 1; 1986 c 240 § 12; 1967 c 235 § 14.]


24.03.070  Bylaws.
[1991 c 72 § 43; 1986 c 240 § 13; 1967 c 235 § 15.]


24.03.075  Meetings of members and committees of members.
[2004 c 98 § 2; 1986 c 240 § 14; 1967 c 235 § 16.]


24.03.080  Notice of members' meetings.
[2004 c 265 § 10; 1969 ex.s. c 115 § 1; 1967 c 235 § 17.]


24.03.085  Voting.
[2004 c 265 § 11; 1969 ex.s. c 115 § 2; 1967 c 235 § 18.]


24.03.090  Quorum.
[1967 c 235 § 19.]


24.03.095  Board of directors.
[1967 c 235 § 20.]


24.03.100  Number and election or appointment of directors.
[1986 c 240 § 15; 1967 c 235 § 21.]


24.03.103  Removal of directors.
[1986 c 240 § 16.]


24.03.1031  Judicial removal of directors.
[1999 c 32 § 1.]


24.03.105  Vacancies.
[2011 c 336 § 655; 1986 c 240 § 17; 1967 c 235 § 22.]


24.03.110  Quorum of directors.
[1986 c 240 § 18; 1967 c 235 § 23.]


24.03.113  Assent presumed—Procedures for dissent or abstention.
[2004 c 265 § 12; 1986 c 240 § 19.]


24.03.115  Committees.
[2011 c 336 § 656; 1986 c 240 § 20; 1967 c 235 § 24.]


24.03.120  Place and notice of directors' meetings.
[2004 c 265 § 13; 1986 c 240 § 21; 1967 c 235 § 25.]


24.03.125  Officers.
[1986 c 240 § 22; 1967 c 235 § 26.]


24.03.127  Duties of a director.
[1986 c 240 § 23.]


24.03.130  Removal of officers.
[1967 c 235 § 27.]


24.03.135  Required documents in the form of a record—Inspection—Copying.
[2004 c 265 § 14; 1986 c 240 § 24; 1967 c 235 § 28.]


24.03.140  Loans to directors and officers prohibited.
[1967 c 235 § 29.]


24.03.145  Filing of articles of incorporation.
[2015 c 176 § 3110; 2002 c 74 § 7; 1982 c 35 § 83; 1967 c 235 § 30.]


24.03.150  Effect of filing the articles of incorporation.
[1986 c 240 § 25; 1982 c 35 § 84; 1967 c 235 § 31.]


24.03.155  Organization meetings.
[2004 c 265 § 15; 1986 c 240 § 26; 1967 c 235 § 32.]


24.03.160  Right to amend articles of incorporation.
[1967 c 235 § 33.]


24.03.165  Procedure to amend articles of incorporation.
[2004 c 265 § 16; 1986 c 240 § 27; 1967 c 235 § 34.]


24.03.170  Articles of amendment.
[2004 c 265 § 17; 1982 c 35 § 85; 1967 c 235 § 35.]


24.03.175  Filing of articles of amendment.
[2015 c 176 § 3111; 2002 c 74 § 8; 1982 c 35 § 86; 1967 c 235 § 36.]


24.03.180  Effect of filing of articles of amendment.
[2015 c 176 § 3112; 1986 c 240 § 28; 1982 c 35 § 87; 1967 c 235 § 37.]


24.03.183  Restated articles of incorporation.
[2015 c 176 § 3113; 2004 c 265 § 18; 2002 c 74 § 9; 1986 c 240 § 29; 1982 c 35 § 88.]


24.03.185  Procedure for merger.
[1986 c 240 § 30; 1967 c 235 § 38.]


24.03.190  Procedure for consolidation.
[1986 c 240 § 31; 1967 c 235 § 39.]


24.03.195  Approval of merger or consolidation.
[2004 c 265 § 19; 1986 c 240 § 32; 1967 c 235 § 40.]


24.03.200  Articles of merger or consolidation.
[2015 c 176 § 3114; 2004 c 265 § 20; 2002 c 74 § 10; 1986 c 240 § 33; 1982 c 35 § 89; 1967 c 235 § 41.]


24.03.205  Merger or consolidation—When effective.
[2015 c 176 § 3115; 1986 c 240 § 34; 1982 c 35 § 90; 1967 c 235 § 42.]


24.03.207  Merger or consolidation of domestic and foreign corporation.
[2015 c 176 § 3116; 2004 c 265 § 21; 1986 c 240 § 35; 1982 c 35 § 91.]


24.03.210  Effect of merger or consolidation.
[1967 c 235 § 43.]


24.03.215  Sale, lease, exchange, or other disposition of assets not in the ordinary course of business.
[2004 c 265 § 22; 1986 c 240 § 36; 1967 c 235 § 44.]


24.03.217  Sale, lease, exchange, or disposition of assets in course of business—Mortgage and pledge of assets.
[1986 c 240 § 37.]


24.03.220  Voluntary dissolution.
[2004 c 265 § 23; 1986 c 240 § 38; 1982 c 35 § 92; 1967 c 235 § 45.]


24.03.225  Distribution of assets.
[1967 c 235 § 46.]


24.03.230  Plan of distribution.
[2011 c 336 § 657; 2004 c 265 § 24; 1969 ex.s. c 115 § 3; 1967 c 235 § 47.]


24.03.235  Revocation of voluntary dissolution proceedings.
[2004 c 265 § 25; 1967 c 235 § 48.]


24.03.240  Articles of dissolution.
[2004 c 265 § 26; 1993 c 356 § 4; 1982 c 35 § 93; 1967 c 235 § 49.]


24.03.245  Filing of articles of dissolution.
[2015 c 176 § 3117; 2002 c 74 § 11; 1982 c 35 § 94; 1967 c 235 § 50.]


24.03.250  Involuntary dissolution.
[1969 ex.s. c 163 § 2; 1967 c 235 § 51.]


24.03.255  Notification to attorney general.
[1982 c 35 § 95; 1969 ex.s. c 163 § 3; 1967 c 235 § 52.]


24.03.260  Venue and process.
[1967 c 235 § 53.]


24.03.265  Jurisdiction of court to liquidate assets and affairs of corporation.
[1986 c 240 § 39; 1967 c 235 § 54.]
Repealed by 2010 c 212 § 5.


24.03.266  Dissolution of a nonprofit corporation—Superior courts.
[2010 c 212 § 1.]


24.03.270  Procedure in liquidation of corporation by court.
[1967 c 235 § 55.]
Repealed by 2010 c 212 § 5.


24.03.271  Dissolution of a nonprofit corporation—Venue—Proceedings—Court's authority—Distribution of assets.
[2010 c 212 § 2.]


24.03.275  Qualification of receivers — Bond.
[1967 c 235 § 56.] Repealed by 2004 c 165 § 47.


24.03.276  Dissolution of a nonprofit corporation—Decree.
[2010 c 212 § 3.]


24.03.280  Filing of claims in liquidation proceedings.
[1967 c 235 § 57.] Repealed by 2004 c 165 § 47.


24.03.285  Discontinuance of liquidation proceedings.
[1967 c 235 § 58.] Repealed by 2004 c 165 § 47.


24.03.290  Decree of involuntary dissolution.
[1967 c 235 § 59.]
Repealed by 2010 c 212 § 5.


24.03.295  Filing of decree of dissolution.
[1986 c 240 § 40; 1967 c 235 § 60.]


24.03.300  Survival of remedy after dissolution—Extension of duration of corporation.
[2015 c 176 § 3118; 1986 c 240 § 41; 1982 c 35 § 96; 1967 c 235 § 61.]


24.03.302  Administrative dissolution—Reinstatement—Survival of actions.
[2015 c 176 § 3119; 1994 c 287 § 8; 1993 c 356 § 5; 1987 c 117 § 3; 1986 c 240 § 42; 1982 c 35 § 97; 1971 ex.s. c 128 § 1; 1969 ex.s. c 163 § 9.]


24.03.3025  Administrative dissolution or revocation of a certificate of authority-Corporation name not distinguishable from name of governmental entity-Application by governmental entity.
[1997 c 12 § 2.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.303  Reinstatement under certain circumstances-Request for relief.
[1987 c 117 § 6.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.305  Registration of foreign corporation—Authority to conduct affairs.
[2015 c 176 § 3120; 1993 c 181 § 12; 1986 c 240 § 43; 1967 c 235 § 62.]


24.03.307  Foreign degree-granting institution branch campus-Acts not deemed transacting business in state.
[1993 c 181 § 6.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.310  Powers of foreign corporation—Effect of registration—Governing law.
[2015 c 176 § 3121; 1967 c 235 § 63.]


24.03.315  Corporate name of foreign corporation—Fictitious name.
[2015 c 176 § 3122; 1982 c 35 § 98; 1967 c 235 § 64.]


24.03.320  Change of name by foreign corporation.
[1986 c 240 § 44; 1967 c 235 § 65.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.325  Foreign registration statement.
[2015 c 176 § 3123; 2002 c 74 § 12; 1986 c 240 § 45; 1967 c 235 § 66.]


24.03.330  Filing of application for certificate of authority.
[2004 c 265 § 27; 2002 c 74 § 13; 1986 c 240 § 46; 1982 c 35 § 99; 1969 ex.s. c 163 § 4; 1967 c 235 § 67.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.332  Certificate of authority as insurance company—Filing of records.
[2004 c 265 § 28; 1998 c 23 § 12.]


24.03.334  Certificate of authority as insurance company—Registration or reservation of name.
[1998 c 23 § 13.]


24.03.335  Effect of foreign registration statement—Right of state to terminate registration.
[2015 c 176 § 3124; 1982 c 35 § 100; 1967 c 235 § 68.]


24.03.340  Registered agent of foreign corporation.
[2015 c 176 § 3125; 2004 c 265 § 29; 1982 c 35 § 101; 1967 c 235 § 69.]


24.03.345  Change of registered agent of foreign corporation.
[2015 c 176 § 3126; 2004 c 265 § 30; 1993 c 356 § 6; 1986 c 240 § 47; 1982 c 35 § 102; 1967 c 235 § 70.]


24.03.350  Service on foreign corporation.
[2015 c 176 § 3127; 2011 c 336 § 658; 1986 c 240 § 48; 1982 c 35 § 103; 1967 c 235 § 71.]


24.03.355  Amendment to articles of incorporation of foreign corporation.
[1967 c 235 § 72.]
Repealed by 1986 c 240 § 59.


24.03.360  Merger of foreign corporation authorized to conduct affairs in this state.
[1986 c 240 § 49; 1967 c 235 § 73.]


24.03.365  Amended foreign registration statement.
[2015 c 176 § 3128; 2004 c 265 § 31; 1967 c 235 § 74.]


24.03.370  Withdrawal of foreign corporation.
[2015 c 176 § 3129; 1993 c 356 § 7; 1982 c 35 § 104; 1967 c 235 § 75.]


24.03.375  Filing of application for withdrawal.
[2002 c 74 § 14; 1982 c 35 § 105; 1967 c 235 § 76.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.380  Termination of registration.
[2015 c 176 § 3130; 2004 c 265 § 32; 1986 c 240 § 50; 1982 c 35 § 106; 1967 c 235 § 77.]


24.03.385  Issuance of certificate of revocation.
[1986 c 240 § 51; 1982 c 35 § 107; 1967 c 235 § 78.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.386  Foreign corporations-Application for reinstatement.
[1993 c 356 § 8; 1987 c 117 § 1; 1986 c 240 § 57.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.388  Foreign corporations-Fees for application for reinstatement-Filing current annual report-Penalties established by rule.
[1994 c 287 § 9; 1993 c 356 § 9; 1991 c 223 § 3; 1987 c 117 § 2; 1986 c 240 § 58.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.390  Conducting affairs without registering.
[2015 c 176 § 3131; 1986 c 240 § 52; 1967 c 235 § 79.]


24.03.395  Annual report of domestic and foreign corporations.
[2015 c 176 § 3132; 1993 c 356 § 10; 1989 c 291 § 2; 1987 c 117 § 4; 1986 c 240 § 53; 1982 c 35 § 108; 1967 c 235 § 80.]


24.03.400  Filing of annual or biennial report of domestic and foreign corporations-Notice-Reporting dates.
[2011 c 183 § 5; 1993 c 356 § 11; 1986 c 240 § 54; 1982 c 35 § 109; 1973 c 90 § 1; 1967 c 235 § 81.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.405  Applicable fees, charges, and penalties.
[2015 c 176 § 3133; 2010 1st sp.s. c 29 § 3; 1993 c 269 § 5; 1991 c 223 § 1; 1987 c 117 § 5; 1986 c 240 § 55; 1982 c 35 § 110; 1981 c 230 § 5; 1969 ex.s. c 163 § 5; 1967 c 235 § 82.]


24.03.410  Miscellaneous fees.
[2004 c 265 § 33; 1993 c 269 § 6; 1982 c 35 § 111; 1979 ex.s. c 133 § 2; 1969 ex.s. c 163 § 6; 1967 c 235 § 83.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.415  Disposition of fees.
[2011 c 336 § 659; 1967 c 235 § 84.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.417  Fees for services by secretary of state.



24.03.420  Penalties imposed upon corporation.
[1969 ex.s. c 163 § 7; 1967 c 235 § 85.]


24.03.425  Penalties imposed upon directors and officers.
[2015 c 176 § 3134; 2004 c 265 § 34; 1967 c 235 § 86.]


24.03.430  Interrogatories by secretary of state.
[2004 c 265 § 35; 1982 c 35 § 112; 1967 c 235 § 87.]


24.03.435  Confidential nature of information disclosed by interrogatories.
[1982 c 35 § 113; 1967 c 235 § 88.]


24.03.440  Power and authority of secretary of state.
[1982 c 35 § 114; 1967 c 235 § 89.]


24.03.445  Duty of secretary of state to file—Review of refusal to file.
[2015 c 176 § 3135; 2004 c 265 § 36; 1986 c 240 § 56; 1982 c 35 § 115; 1967 c 235 § 90.]


24.03.450  Certificates and certified copies to be received in evidence.
[2004 c 265 § 37; 1982 c 35 § 116; 1967 c 235 § 91.]
Repealed by 2015 c 176 § 3136, effective January 1, 2016.


24.03.455  Greater voting requirements.
[1967 c 235 § 92.]


24.03.460  Waiver of notice.
[2004 c 265 § 38; 1967 c 235 § 93.]


24.03.465  Action by members or directors without a meeting.
[2004 c 265 § 39; 1967 c 235 § 94.]


24.03.470  Unauthorized assumption of corporate powers.
[1967 c 235 § 95.]


24.03.480  Postsecondary education loans—Interest rates.
[1989 c 166 § 1.]


24.03.490  Public benefit nonprofit corporation designation established.
[1989 c 291 § 4.]


24.03.500  Public benefit nonprofit corporations—Temporary designation.
[1989 c 291 § 5.]


24.03.510  Public benefit nonprofit corporations—Application.
[1989 c 291 § 6.]


24.03.520  Public benefit nonprofit corporations—Renewal.
[1989 c 291 § 7.]


24.03.530  Public benefit nonprofit corporations—Fees.
[1989 c 291 § 8.]


24.03.540  Public benefit nonprofit corporations—Removal of status.
[1989 c 291 § 9.]


24.03.550  Host home programs—Registration.
[2016 c 166 § 3.]


24.03.900  Short title.
[1967 c 235 § 1.]


24.03.905  Savings—1967 c 235.
[1967 c 235 § 96.]


24.03.910  Severability-1967 c 235.
[1967 c 235 § 97.]
Decodified by the code reviser, July 2016.


24.03.915  Notice to existing corporations.
[1982 c 35 § 117; 1969 ex.s. c 163 § 8; 1967 c 235 § 98.]


24.03.920  Repealer—Exception.
[1967 c 235 § 100.]


24.03.925  Effective date—1967 c 235.
[1967 c 235 § 99.]


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