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The Death of Charitable Corporate Purposes

, New York Law Journal


Robert Pigott writes that one significant substantive provision of the much-discussed Non-Profit Revitalization Action of 2013 and its follow-up has received absolutely no public debate: a provision that will enable charitable not-for-profit corporations to state in their certificates of incorporation merely that they have general charitable purposes, rather than identifying with some specificity what those charitable purposes are.

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