At the first meeting of a united corporation formed under sections 1715.32 to 1715.38, inclusive, of the Revised Code, each member of each of the component organizations is entitled to vote. If at such meeting the proceedings and acts of the several component organizations are submitted to and approved by it, and a board of trustees, directors, or other officers are chosen in accordance with the consolidation agreement, the clerk or secretary of the meeting shall certify the approved consolidation agreement and file it in the office of the secretary of state. Thereupon the several organizations parties thereto shall be one corporation under the name adopted.
Any of the acts provided for by this section which are not done or perfected at such first meeting may be done and perfected at a subsequent or adjourned meeting of the united corporation.
The certificate to the secretary of state provided for in this section shall be recorded by him, and a copy thereof, certified by him, shall be recorded in the office of the county recorder of the county where such corporation exists. It may be recorded in the office of the county recorder of any county where there is real estate belonging to any of the component organizations.
A copy of such certificate, certified by the county recorder in whose office it is recorded, or a copy certified by the secretary of state of the record in his office, shall be prima-facie evidence of the existence of such united corporation.
Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .