Rhode Island General Laws Title 7. Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships § 7-16-6. Articles of organization

(a) The articles of organization shall set forth:

(1) The name of the limited liability company;

(2) The name and address of its resident agent in this state;

(3) A statement whether, under the articles of organization and any written operating agreement made or intended to be made, the limited liability company is intended to be:

(i) Treated as a partnership,

(ii) As a corporation, or

(iii) Disregarded as an entity separate from its member for purposes of federal income taxation;

(4) The address of the principal office of the limited liability company if it is determined at the time of organization;

(5) Any other provision, not inconsistent with law, which the members elect to set out in the articles, including, but not limited to, any limitation of the purposes or duration for which the limited liability company is formed, and any other provision which may be included in an operating agreement;

(6) A statement of whether the limited liability company is to be managed by its members or by one or more managers, and if the limited liability company has managers at the time of its formation, the name and address of each manager.

(7) The name and address of the person authorized to sign and who does sign the articles of organization.

(b) It is not necessary to set out in the articles of organization any of the powers enumerated in this chapter.

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