10-1007. Restated articles of incorporation

A. A corporation's board of directors may restate its articles of incorporation at any time with or without shareholder action.

B. The restatement may include one or more amendments to the articles. If the restatement includes an amendment requiring shareholder approval, it shall be adopted as provided in section 10-1003.

C. If the board of directors submits a restatement for shareholder action, the corporation shall notify each shareholder, whether or not entitled to vote, of the proposed shareholders' meeting pursuant to section 10-705. The notice shall also state that the purpose or one of the purposes of the meeting is to consider the proposed restatement and shall contain or be accompanied by a copy of the restatement that identifies any amendment or other change it would make in the articles.

D. A corporation restating its articles of incorporation shall deliver to the commission for filing articles of restatement setting forth the name of the corporation and the text of the restated articles of incorporation together with a certificate setting forth:

1. Whether the restatement contains an amendment to the articles requiring shareholder approval and, if it does not, that the board of directors adopted the restatement.

2. If the restatement contains an amendment to the articles requiring shareholder approval, the information required by section 10-1006.

E. Duly adopted restated articles of incorporation supersede the original articles of incorporation and all amendments to them.

F. The commission may certify restated articles of incorporation, as the articles of incorporation currently in effect, without including the certificate information required by subsection D of this section.

G. Within sixty days after the commission approves the filing, either of the following must occur:

1. A copy of the articles of restatement shall be published. An affidavit evidencing the publication may be filed with the commission.

2. The commission shall input the information regarding the approval into the database as prescribed by section 10-130.