58-35-67Approval of articles of merger by secretary of state--Endorsement--Filing--Certificate of merger.

Following the delivery of the articles of merger from the director of the Division of Insurance to the secretary of state, the secretary shall, on finding that the articles conform to law, if all required fees have been paid:

(1)    Endorse the word "filed" on the original and the copy and the month, day, and year of filing;

(2)    File the original in the secretary's office; and

(3)    Issue a certificate of merger to which the secretary shall affix the copy.

The certificate of merger, together with a copy, shall be returned to the surviving corporation or its representative.

Source: SL 1995, ch 293, § 8.