Alabama Code Title 10A. Alabama Business and Nonprofit Entities Code § 10A-1-3.05

Unless provided otherwise in a chapter of this title governing a filing entity:

(a) The certificate of formation must state:

(1) the name of the filing entity being formed;

(2) the type of filing entity being formed;

(3) for filing entities other than limited partnerships, the purpose or purposes for which the filing entity is formed, which may be stated to be or include any lawful purpose for that type of entity;

(4) the period of duration, if the entity is not formed to exist perpetually;

(5) the street address and, if different, the mailing address of the initial registered office of the filing entity and the name of the initial registered agent of the filing entity at the office;

(6) the name and address of each:

(A) organizer for the filing entity, unless the entity is formed under a plan of conversion or merger;  or

(B) general partner, if the filing entity is a limited partnership;

(7) if the filing entity is formed under a plan of conversion or merger, a statement to that effect and, if formed under a plan of conversion, the name, address, date of formation, prior form of organization, and jurisdiction of formation of the converting entity;  and

(8) any other information required by this title including, without limitation, any information required by the specific chapter of this title governing the filing entity or by Article 8 to be included in the certificate of formation for the filing entity.

(b) The certificate of formation may contain other provisions not inconsistent with law relating to the organization, ownership, governance, business, or affairs of the filing entity.

(c) Except as provided by Section 10A-1-3.04 , Article 4 governs the signing and filing of a certificate of formation for a domestic entity.

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