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Jurisdictional Updates 9-16-2021

Rhode Island – Update on Legislative Changes Affecting Business Entities

The Secretary of State posted an update on legislative changes that affect business entities. House Bill 5984A/Senate Bill 789A established a single annual report filing period that aligns with the state’s annual tax filing deadline. HB 6064A/SB 836A established a statutory framework for merger or consolidation of non-profit corporations similar to the process for business corporations. HB 5051/SB 0024 increased the time frame from 10 to 20 years for reinstatement of charters for revoked entities .More information is available at