ORS 60.758
Benefit company purposes and powers


(1)

In addition to any purpose set forth in or adopted in accordance with ORS 60.047 (Articles of incorporation) (2)(c)(A), 60.074 (Purposes), 63.047 (Articles of organization) or 63.074 (Purposes), a benefit company has the purpose of providing a general public benefit.

(2)

(a) The articles of incorporation or articles of organization for a benefit company may identify a specific public benefit for the benefit company in addition to the purposes described in subsection (1) of this section. A benefit company’s identification of a specific public benefit does not limit the benefit company’s obligation to fulfill the purposes described in subsection (1) of this section.

(b)

A benefit company may amend the articles of incorporation or articles of organization to add, amend or remove a specific public benefit in the manner otherwise provided for amending the benefit company’s purpose in the articles of incorporation or articles of organization.

(3)

Notwithstanding the requirement in ORS 58.076 (Purposes for which professional corporation may be organized) that a professional corporation have rendering professional service as the professional corporation’s sole purpose, a professional corporation that is a benefit company shall have the purposes set forth in ORS 58.076 (Purposes for which professional corporation may be organized) and the purpose of providing a general public benefit. The professional corporation may identify a specific public benefit in addition to the purposes described in this subsection. [2013 c.269 §5]
Note: See note under 60.750 (Definitions for ORS 60.750 to 60.770).

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