This is a resolution that is passed by the shareholders of a corporation to officially
change the name of the corporation. The secretary of the corporation effectuates this
agreement and certifies the accuracy of the resolution. The shareholders can change
the name of the corporation at the annual shareholders' meeting or at a special meeting.
This resolution can be used by the shareholders of a small business to effectuate a
corporate name change.
Changing Corporation Name
WHEREAS, pursuant to the applicable Bylaws of this Corporation, the Corporation’s
Shareholders hereby take the following actions pursuant to this Resolution:
IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED, that the name of the Corporation is changed from [Instruction:
Insert old name of Corporation] to [Instruction: Insert new name of Corporation]; and,
IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Officers of the [Instruction: Insert new name of
corporation] are hereby directed to file a new Statement of Information with the State of
__________ Secretary of State and thereafter a Certificate of Amendment.
I, ________________________, certify that I am the duly appointed Secretary of [Instruction:
Insert new name of Corporation] and that the above Resolution was duly adopted at a meeting
of the shareholders, convened and held in accordance with the laws of the State of ___________
and pursuant to the Bylaws of the Corporation on _________________, 20 ____, and that such
Resolution is now in full force and effect.
IN WITNESS THEREOF, I certify by my hand and the seal of the Corporation that this is a true
and correct copy.
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