HB 1466 Churches; incorporation.
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Summary as introduced:
Churches; incorporation. Provides that churches may incorporate and hold legal title to real or personal property. In general, any legitimate business transaction or act of an incorporated church may be made without the appointment or use of trustees, to include the conveyance of any real or personal property owned by the incorporated church. A trustee of a church would be permitted to convey real or personal property to an incorporated church without the filing of an application or petition or other action in circuit court.

The bill contains an emergency clause.

Full text:
01/23/04  House: Presented & ordered printed w/emg. clause 043003500  pdf

01/23/04  House: Presented & ordered printed w/emg. clause 043003500
01/23/04  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/28/04  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 3
02/12/04  House: Continued to 2005 in General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
12/10/04  House: Left in General Laws