1715.15 Incorporation of religious printing and publishing houses.

When a conference, presbytery, assembly, association, or other general ecclesiastical body held in the United States, in conformity with the regulations prescribed by it, elects any number of persons, not fewer than three, as trustees or directors of a printing and publishing house, to hold such office until their successors are elected by that ecclesiastical body, and a certificate of the election of those persons, setting forth the name by which the printing and publishing corporation is to be known and signed by any authorized officer of that ecclesiastical body, together with the written acceptance of the office by the persons elected thereto, is filed in the office of the secretary of state, those trustees are a corporation under the name set forth in the certificate.

A corporation established by special act of the legislature for printing and publishing under the ownership or direction of a religious sect, association, or denomination, and whose charter has expired, may be renewed by compliance on the part of that sect, association, or denomination with this section; and the title to all property belonging to the former corporation at the expiration of its charter becomes vested in the corporation so established.

Cite as R.C. § 1715.15

History. Effective Date: 10-04-1996