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Chapter 457 - FRATERNAL ASSOCIATIONS
Act 134 of 1871 ‑ ST. GEORGE'S SOCIETIES (457.1 - 457.7)
     Section 457.1 ‑ St. George's societies; incorporators.
     Section 457.2 ‑ Articles of association; execution, contents.
     Section 457.3 ‑ Filing copy of articles with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.4 ‑ Property; holding, disposition.
     Section 457.5 ‑ By-laws and rules; officers, powers.
     Section 457.6 ‑ Erection of buildings; capital stock, creation, shares.
     Section 457.7 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
Act 173 of 1891 ‑ SONS OF ST. GEORGE (457.11 - 457.19)
     Section 457.11 ‑ Sons of St. George; incorporators.
     Section 457.12 ‑ Articles of association; execution, contents.
     Section 457.13 ‑ Filing copy of articles of association with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.14 ‑ Property; holding, disposition.
     Section 457.15 ‑ By-laws and rules; officers, powers.
     Section 457.16 ‑ Erection of buildings; capital stock, creation, shares.
     Section 457.17 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
     Section 457.18 ‑ Grand lodge; incorporation, purpose.
     Section 457.19 ‑ Filing articles of association with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body corporate; powers and duties.
Act 41 of 1877 ‑ ST. ANDREW'S SOCIETIES (457.21 - 457.27)
     Section 457.21 ‑ St. Andrew's societies; incorporators.
     Section 457.22 ‑ Articles of association; execution, contents.
     Section 457.23 ‑ Filing copy of articles of association with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.24 ‑ Property; holding, disposition.
     Section 457.25 ‑ By-laws and rules; officers, powers.
     Section 457.26 ‑ Erection of buildings; capital stock, creation, shares.
     Section 457.27 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
Act 53 of 1875 ‑ SOCIETIES OF ST. PATRICK (457.31 - 457.37)
     Section 457.31 ‑ St. Patrick's societies; incorporators.
     Section 457.32 ‑ Articles of association; execution, contents.
     Section 457.33 ‑ Filing copy of articles with department of commerce; associates and successors as body politic and corporate; powers; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.34 ‑ Property; holding, disposition.
     Section 457.35 ‑ By-laws and rules; officers, powers.
     Section 457.36 ‑ Erection of buildings; capital stock, creation, shares.
     Section 457.37 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
Act 84 of 1879 ‑ ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS (457.41 - 457.48)
     Section 457.41 ‑ Ancient Order of Hibernians; incorporation.
     Section 457.42 ‑ State convention; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.43 ‑ Articles; filing; body corporate, powers.
     Section 457.44 ‑ By-laws and rules; officers.
     Section 457.45 ‑ Articles; certified copy as evidence.
     Section 457.46 ‑ Subordinate divisions; chartering; existing divisions; regulation.
     Section 457.47 ‑ Subordinate divisions; incorporation; body corporate; powers; certified copy of articles as evidence.
     Section 457.48 ‑ Business office; change of location.
Act 55 of 1895 ‑ LOYAL ORANGE INSTITUTION (457.51 - 457.58)
     Section 457.51 ‑ Loyal Orange Institution, incorporation.
     Section 457.52 ‑ Grand lodge; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.53 ‑ Grand lodge; filing copy of articles with department of commerce; associates and successors as body politic and corporate; power and authority.
     Section 457.54 ‑ Grand lodge; certified copy of articles as evidence; subordinate lodges, institution; existing lodges; regulation.
     Section 457.55 ‑ Subordinate lodge; incorporation; making and executing articles of association; filing copy of articles with department of commerce; associates and successors as body politic and corporate; powers; limitations; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.56 ‑ Erection of buildings; capital stock, creation, shares; cemetery or crematorium, purchase, rules and regulations.
     Section 457.57 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
     Section 457.58 ‑ Changing location of business office; filing written notice of change with department of commerce.
Act 99 of 1871 ‑ ST. JEAN BAPTISTE SOCIETIES (457.61 - 457.66)
     Section 457.61 ‑ St. Jean Baptiste societies; incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.62 ‑ French as official language.
     Section 457.63 ‑ Filing copy of articles of association, constitution, and bylaws with department of commerce; signers and successors as body corporate and politic; powers, evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.64 ‑ Directors; powers; ex-officio members.
     Section 457.65 ‑ Officers; election.
     Section 457.66 ‑ State society; incorporation; filing copy of articles, constitution, and bylaws with department of commerce; powers and duties; object and purpose.
Act 159 of 1893 ‑ FRENCH CANADIAN SOCIETY (457.71 - 457.79)
     Section 457.71 ‑ French Canadian Society; incorporation.
     Section 457.72 ‑ Articles of association; execution, contents.
     Section 457.73 ‑ Articles; constitution; filing; body corporate, powers.
     Section 457.74 ‑ By-laws and rules; officers.
     Section 457.75 ‑ Articles; certified copy as evidence.
     Section 457.76 ‑ Subordinate branches; chartering, powers, revocation.
     Section 457.77 ‑ Subordinate branches; incorporation; body corporate, powers; certified copy of articles as evidence.
     Section 457.78 ‑ Insurance business.
     Section 457.79 ‑ Principal business office; location.
Act 35 of 1897 ‑ COLONIAL DAMES OF AMERICA (457.81 - 457.85)
     Section 457.81 ‑ Colonial Dames of America; incorporation.
     Section 457.82 ‑ Articles of association; execution, contents.
     Section 457.83 ‑ Articles; filing; body corporate, powers.
     Section 457.84 ‑ Constitution and by-laws; contents.
     Section 457.85 ‑ Articles; certified copy as evidence.
Act 159 of 1883 ‑ KNIGHTS OF LABOR OF NORTH AMERICA (457.151 - 457.156)
     Section 457.151 ‑ Local assembly; incorporation procedure.
     Section 457.152 ‑ Local assembly; body corporate and politic; name; powers; certified copy of articles and affidavit as evidence.
     Section 457.153 ‑ Certified copy of articles with affidavit attached as evidence.
     Section 457.154 ‑ District assembly; incorporation procedure; certified copy of articles as evidence.
     Section 457.155 ‑ Property; holding, disposition.
     Section 457.156 ‑ Control of business of corporation.
Act 9 of 1885 ‑ SONS OF INDUSTRY (457.171 - 457.176)
     Section 457.171 ‑ Sons of Industry; supreme lodge; incorporation.
     Section 457.172 ‑ Articles of association; execution, contents.
     Section 457.173 ‑ Articles; filing; body corporate, powers.
     Section 457.174 ‑ Articles; certified copy as evidence.
     Section 457.175 ‑ Grand and subordinate lodges, chartering; existing lodges, regulation.
     Section 457.176 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
Act 145 of 1865 ‑ MASONIC LODGES (457.201 - 457.210)
     Section 457.201 ‑ Masonic lodges; incorporation.
     Section 457.202 ‑ Incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.203 ‑ Filing copy of articles and charter with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate.
     Section 457.204 ‑ Erection of buildings; capital stock, creation, shares; property, holding and disposition; cemetery.
     Section 457.205 ‑ Board of trustees; election, quorum; officers, appointment, duties.
     Section 457.206 ‑ Board of trustees; powers.
     Section 457.207 ‑ By-laws and rules; powers of trustees.
     Section 457.208 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
     Section 457.209 ‑ Effective date of act.
     Section 457.210 ‑ Incorporated lodge or chapter; surrender of corporate rights, powers, and liabilities; effect; reincorporation.
Act 1 of 1895 ‑ MASONIC ASSOCIATIONS (457.221 - 457.227)
     Section 457.221 ‑ Masonic associations; incorporation.
     Section 457.222 ‑ Articles of association; execution, contents.
     Section 457.223 ‑ Filing copy of articles with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body corporate; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.224 ‑ Property; holding, disposition; erection of buildings; borrowing power.
     Section 457.225 ‑ Certificates or shares of stock; issuance.
     Section 457.226 ‑ Succession and by-laws.
     Section 457.226a ‑ Nonprofit corporation as manager of other corporations; evidence; trust fund for unknown interests.
     Section 457.227 ‑ Board of trustees, powers; officers, appointment, duties.
Act 235 of 1849 ‑ FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS (457.231 - 457.236)
     Section 457.231 ‑ Grand lodge of Free and Accepted Masons; body corporate, powers.
     Section 457.232 ‑ Officers; board of directors.
     Section 457.233 ‑ Governing law.
     Section 457.234 ‑ Powers of corporation; property, holding, disposition.
     Section 457.235 ‑ Powers of corporation as trustee for subordinate lodges.
     Section 457.236 ‑ Amendment or repeal of act.
Act 48 of 1895 ‑ ROYAL ARCH MASONS (457.241 - 457.243)
     Section 457.241 ‑ Grand chapter of Royal Arch Masons; incorporation; body corporate, powers.
     Section 457.242 ‑ Board of directors.
     Section 457.243 ‑ Powers of corporation; bylaws; property, holding, disposition.
Act 35 of 1895 ‑ ROYAL AND SELECT MASTERS (457.251 - 457.253)
     Section 457.251 ‑ Grand council of Royal and Select Masters; incorporation; body corporate, powers.
     Section 457.252 ‑ Officers; board of directors.
     Section 457.253 ‑ Powers of corporation; property, holding, disposition.
Act 63 of 1917 ‑ ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR (457.261 - 457.267)
     Section 457.261 ‑ Grand chapter of Order of Eastern Star; incorporation.
     Section 457.262 ‑ Incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.263 ‑ Body corporate; powers.
     Section 457.264 ‑ Officers; board of directors.
     Section 457.265 ‑ Powers of corporation; property, holding, disposition.
     Section 457.266 ‑ Powers of corporation as to property of subordinate chapters.
     Section 457.267 ‑ Reincorporation under act; rights.
Act 35 of 1909 ‑ ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR (457.271 - 457.277)
     Section 457.271 ‑ Order of Eastern Star association; incorporation.
     Section 457.272 ‑ Articles of association; execution, contents.
     Section 457.273 ‑ Filing copy of articles with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body corporate; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.274 ‑ Powers of corporation; property, holding, disposition.
     Section 457.275 ‑ Powers of corporation; issuance of stock.
     Section 457.276 ‑ Membership; election of officers and trustees; terms.
     Section 457.277 ‑ Management and control.
Act 256 of 1897 ‑ WHITE SHRINE OF JERUSALEM (457.291 - 457.297)
     Section 457.291 ‑ White Shrine of Jerusalem; incorporation.
     Section 457.292 ‑ Articles of association; execution, contents.
     Section 457.293 ‑ Filing articles of association with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.294 ‑ Building; capital stock; property, holding and disposition; taxation; cemetery.
     Section 457.295 ‑ Board of trustees; election, quorum, officers.
     Section 457.296 ‑ Board of trustees; powers.
     Section 457.297 ‑ Powers of corporation; property, holding, disposition.
Act 22 of 1891 ‑ BENEVOLENT AND PROTECTIVE ORDER OF ELKS (457.301 - 457.304)
     Section 457.301 ‑ Lodges of Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks; incorporation.
     Section 457.302 ‑ Incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.303 ‑ Filing articles of association, charter, and constitution of grand lodge; signatories as body politic and corporate; rights thereof; maximum value and disposition of real and personal estate; disposition of proceeds, rents, and incomes; rules, regulations, and bylaws; officers; board of trustees.
     Section 457.304 ‑ Articles; certified copy as evidence.
Act 90 of 1905 ‑ INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS (457.321 - 457.332)
     Section 457.321 ‑ Lodges of Independent Order of Odd Fellows; incorporation.
     Section 457.322 ‑ Grand lodge; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.323 ‑ Grand lodge; articles, charter, constitution, filing; body corporate, powers.
     Section 457.324 ‑ Grand lodge; certified copy of articles as evidence.
     Section 457.325 ‑ Subordinate lodges; chartering; existing lodges; regulation.
     Section 457.326 ‑ Subordinate lodges; incorporation; body corporate, powers; certified copy of articles as evidence.
     Section 457.327 ‑ Erection of building; capital stock, creation, shares; cemetery.
     Section 457.328 ‑ Encampment or canton; incorporation.
     Section 457.329 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
     Section 457.330 ‑ Business office; change of location.
     Section 457.331 ‑ Property; holding, disposition; erection of buildings; subscription to stock.
     Section 457.332 ‑ Two or more subordinate lodges or encampments; incorporation.
Act 17 of 1877 ‑ KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS LODGES (457.351 - 457.359)
     Section 457.351 ‑ Knights of Pythias lodges; incorporation.
     Section 457.352 ‑ Grand lodge; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.353 ‑ Grand lodge; filing articles, charter, and constitution; body politic and corporate; powers.
     Section 457.354 ‑ Grand lodge; certified copy of articles as evidence.
     Section 457.355 ‑ Subordinate lodges; chartering; existing lodges; regulation.
     Section 457.356 ‑ Subordinate lodge; execution and filing of articles; body politic and corporate; record of articles as evidence.
     Section 457.357 ‑ Erection of building; capital stock, creation, shares, cemetery.
     Section 457.358 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
     Section 457.359 ‑ Uniform Rank Knights of Pythias; incorporation.
Act 85 of 1905 ‑ KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS ASSOCIATIONS (457.361 - 457.371)
     Section 457.361 ‑ Knights of Pythias associations; incorporation.
     Section 457.362 ‑ Articles of association; execution, contents.
     Section 457.363 ‑ Filing copy of articles of association with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body corporate; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.364 ‑ Powers of corporation; property, holding, disposition.
     Section 457.365 ‑ Shares of stock; ownership.
     Section 457.366 ‑ Shares of stock; by-laws.
     Section 457.367 ‑ Membership; trustees, election, term, qualification.
     Section 457.368 ‑ Powers of trustees; appointment of officers; by-laws and rules.
     Section 457.369 ‑ First board of trustees; trustee eligibility.
     Section 457.370 ‑ Gifts; entertainments.
     Section 457.371 ‑ Subscriptions; calling in; sale, procedure; proceeds; recovery of balance; rights of purchaser.
Act 104 of 1905 ‑ SOCIAL ORDER OF MOOSE (457.401 - 457.405)
     Section 457.401 ‑ Social Order of Moose; incorporation of lodges.
     Section 457.402 ‑ Grand lodge; incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.403 ‑ Grand lodge; articles and constitution, filing; body corporate, powers.
     Section 457.404 ‑ Grand lodge; certified copy of articles as evidence.
     Section 457.405 ‑ Subordinate lodges; chartering, regulation.
Act 291 of 1913 ‑ LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE (457.411 - 457.414)
     Section 457.411 ‑ Loyal Order of Moose; incorporation of subordinate lodges.
     Section 457.412 ‑ Incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.413 ‑ Articles, charter and constitution; filing; body corporate, powers.
     Section 457.414 ‑ Articles, certified copy as evidence.
Act 130 of 1879 ‑ ROYAL ARCANUM (457.431 - 457.439)
     Section 457.431 ‑ Grand council of Royal Arcanum; incorporation.
     Section 457.432 ‑ Incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.433 ‑ Articles, charter and constitution; filing; body corporate, powers.
     Section 457.434 ‑ Articles; certified copy as evidence.
     Section 457.435 ‑ Subordinate councils; chartering; existing councils; regulation.
     Section 457.436 ‑ Subordinate councils; incorporation; body corporate, powers; certified copy of articles as evidence.
     Section 457.437 ‑ Erection of building; capital stock, creation, shares.
     Section 457.438 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
     Section 457.439 ‑ Amendment of articles; procedure.
Act 143 of 1881 ‑ KNIGHTS OF THE MACCABEES OF THE WORLD (457.451 - 457.455)
     Section 457.451 ‑ Subordinate tent of the Knights of Maccabees of the World; manner of becoming body corporate and politic.
     Section 457.452 ‑ Tent as body corporate; evidence of existence and due incorporation.
     Section 457.453 ‑ Great camp; declaration of incorporation; powers, control over subordinate tents.
     Section 457.454 ‑ Great camp; property, disposition, control.
     Section 457.455 ‑ Control of property and business.
Act 163 of 1893 ‑ UNIFORM DIVISION OF KNIGHTS OF THE MACCABEES (457.461 - 457.463)
     Section 457.461 ‑ Uniform Rank of Knights of Maccabees; incorporation.
     Section 457.462 ‑ Incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.463 ‑ Articles and laws; filing; body corporate, powers.
Act 120 of 1891 ‑ LADIES OF THE MACCABEES (457.471 - 457.475)
     Section 457.471 ‑ Great hive and subordinate hives of ladies of Maccabees; manner of becoming body corporate and politic.
     Section 457.472 ‑ Great hive of ladies of Maccabees as body corporate and politic; power and authority; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.473 ‑ Amendment of constitution, laws, and by-laws.
     Section 457.474 ‑ Incorporation of chartered subordinate hive; procedure; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.475 ‑ Property; holding and disposition; control of business.
Act 16 of 1875 ‑ IMPROVED ORDER OF RED MEN (457.481 - 457.488)
     Section 457.481 ‑ Improved Order of Red Men; incorporation.
     Section 457.482 ‑ Great council; incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.483 ‑ Great council; filing copy of articles, charter, and constitution with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers.
     Section 457.484 ‑ Evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.485 ‑ Subordinate tribes; chartering; existing subordinate tribes; regulation.
     Section 457.486 ‑ Incorporation of tribe of Improved Order of Red Men; making and executing articles of incorporation; filing copy of articles with department of commerce, signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.487 ‑ Erection of building; capital stock, creation, shares; cemetery.
     Section 457.488 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
Act 83 of 1887 ‑ ANCIENT ORDER OF UNITED WORKMEN (457.501 - 457.512)
     Section 457.501 ‑ Lodges of Ancient Order of United Workmen; incorporation.
     Section 457.502 ‑ Grand lodge; incorporators; articles of association, contents.
     Section 457.503 ‑ Articles of association; acknowledgment; filing copy of articles with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers.
     Section 457.504 ‑ Evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.505 ‑ Subordinate lodges; chartering; existing lodges; regulation.
     Section 457.506 ‑ Subordinate lodges; incorporation.
     Section 457.507 ‑ Acknowledgment of articles; filing copy of articles with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers.
     Section 457.508 ‑ Evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.509 ‑ Subordinate lodges; erection of building; capital stock, creation, shares.
     Section 457.510 ‑ Incorporated grand or subordinate lodge; surrendering corporate rights, powers, and liabilities; filing certificate with department of commerce; re-incorporation.
     Section 457.511 ‑ Insurance business.
     Section 457.512 ‑ Money or benefit to be paid; exemptions.
Act 136 of 1891 ‑ INDEPENDENT ORDER OF FORESTERS (457.531 - 457.538)
     Section 457.531 ‑ Independent Order of Foresters; incorporation.
     Section 457.532 ‑ High court; incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.533 ‑ High court; filing copy of articles, charter, and constitution with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers.
     Section 457.534 ‑ Evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.535 ‑ Subordinate courts; chartering; existing courts, regulation.
     Section 457.536 ‑ Subordinate courts; incorporation; making and executing articles of association; filing articles with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers.
     Section 457.537 ‑ Erection of building; capital stock, creation, shares.
     Section 457.538 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
Act 116 of 1889 ‑ ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS (457.541 - 457.544)
     Section 457.541 ‑ Subordinate court; manner of becoming body corporate and politic.
     Section 457.542 ‑ Subordinate court as body corporate and politic; powers; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.543 ‑ Property; holding, disposition.
     Section 457.544 ‑ Property and business; management and control.
Act 1 of 1897 ‑ FORESTERS OF AMERICA (457.551 - 457.559)
     Section 457.551 ‑ Foresters of America; incorporation.
     Section 457.552 ‑ Grand court; incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.553 ‑ Grand court; filing copy of articles of association, charter, and constitution with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; name; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.554 ‑ Grand court; property, holding, disposition.
     Section 457.555 ‑ Subordinate courts; chartering; existing courts; regulation.
     Section 457.556 ‑ Subordinate court; incorporation; making, executing, and filing articles of association with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.557 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
     Section 457.558 ‑ Business office; location; notice of change.
     Section 457.559 ‑ Erection of building; capital stock, creation, shares.
Act 26 of 1875 ‑ INDEPENDENT ORDER OF PHILANTHROPISTS (457.571 - 457.576)
     Section 457.571 ‑ Independent Order of Philanthropists; incorporation.
     Section 457.572 ‑ Grand lodge; incorporators; articles, execution, contents.
     Section 457.573 ‑ Grand lodge; articles and constitution, filing; body corporate, powers.
     Section 457.574 ‑ Grand lodge; certified copy of articles as evidence.
     Section 457.575 ‑ Subordinate lodges; chartering, regulation.
     Section 457.576 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
Act 78 of 1891 ‑ KNIGHTS OF THE GOLDEN EAGLE (457.581 - 457.590)
     Section 457.581 ‑ Knights of Golden Eagle; incorporation.
     Section 457.582 ‑ Grand castle; incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.583 ‑ Grand castle; filing copy of articles of association, charter, and constitution with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body public and corporate; power and authority.
     Section 457.584 ‑ Evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.585 ‑ Subordinate castles; chartering; existing castles; regulation.
     Section 457.586 ‑ Subordinate castle; incorporation; making, executing, and filing articles of association; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.587 ‑ Erection of building; capital stock, creation, shares; cemetery.
     Section 457.588 ‑ Commanderies; incorporation.
     Section 457.589 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
     Section 457.590 ‑ Business offices; location; notice of change.
Act 106 of 1891 ‑ LEGION OF THE CROSS (457.601 - 457.608)
     Section 457.601 ‑ Legion of Cross; incorporation.
     Section 457.602 ‑ Supreme temple; incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.603 ‑ Grand temple; incorporators; articles, execution, contents.
     Section 457.604 ‑ Primary society; incorporators; articles, execution, contents.
     Section 457.605 ‑ Articles; filing, recording; body corporate, powers; certified copy of articles as evidence.
     Section 457.606 ‑ Supreme temple; powers.
     Section 457.607 ‑ Supreme temple; only one to be incorporated; approval of articles of subordinate bodies.
     Section 457.608 ‑ Erection of building; library; governing law.
Act 39 of 1893 ‑ KNIGHTS OF THE ANCIENT ESSENIC ORDER (457.621 - 457.629)
     Section 457.621 ‑ Knights of Essenic Order; incorporation.
     Section 457.622 ‑ Supreme senate; incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.623 ‑ Supreme senate; filing articles of association, charter, and constitution with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers and authority.
     Section 457.624 ‑ Evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.625 ‑ Subordinate senates; chartering; existing senates; regulation.
     Section 457.626 ‑ Subordinate lodge; incorporation; making, executing, and filing articles of association; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers.
     Section 457.627 ‑ Erection of building; capital stock, creation, shares; cemetery.
     Section 457.628 ‑ Encampments; incorporation, powers.
     Section 457.629 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
Act 49 of 1893 ‑ UNITED FRIENDS OF MICHIGAN (457.631 - 457.636)
     Section 457.631 ‑ Supreme commandery or chartered subordinate commandery; manner of incorporation.
     Section 457.632 ‑ Supreme commandery as body corporate and politic; power and authority; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.633 ‑ Supreme commandery; amendment of constitution and laws.
     Section 457.634 ‑ Subordinate commanderies; chartering; existing commanderies; regulation.
     Section 457.635 ‑ Chartered subordinate commandery; incorporation; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.636 ‑ Property; holding, disposition; control of business.
Act 78 of 1893 ‑ ORDER OF HERMANN'S SONS (457.641 - 457.646)
     Section 457.641 ‑ State grand lodge; manner of becoming body corporate and politic.
     Section 457.642 ‑ Hermann's Sons, grand lodge; powers.
     Section 457.643 ‑ Subordinate lodges; incorporation.
     Section 457.644 ‑ Property; holding, disposition.
     Section 457.645 ‑ Evidence of contents of articles and of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.646 ‑ Governing law; amendment of act.
Act 208 of 1895 ‑ RATHBONE SISTERS (457.651 - 457.657)
     Section 457.651 ‑ Rathbone Sisters; incorporation of temples.
     Section 457.652 ‑ Grand temple; incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.653 ‑ Grand temple; filing copy of articles of association, charter, and constitution with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers.
     Section 457.654 ‑ Evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.655 ‑ Subordinate temples; chartering; existing temples; regulation.
     Section 457.656 ‑ Subordinate temple; incorporation; making, executing, and filing copy of articles with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers; evidence of existence and incorporation.
     Section 457.657 ‑ Erection of building; capital stock, creation, shares; cemetery.
Act 18 of 1895 ‑ MYSTIC ORDER OF THE NEW KAABA (457.661 - 457.667)
     Section 457.661 ‑ Mystic Order of New Kaaba; incorporation.
     Section 457.662 ‑ Supreme temple; incorporators; articles, execution, contents.
     Section 457.663 ‑ Grand temple; incorporators; articles, execution, contents.
     Section 457.664 ‑ Subordinate temple; incorporators; articles, execution, contents.
     Section 457.665 ‑ Filing articles of association with department of commerce; associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers; evidence of incorporation.
     Section 457.666 ‑ Supreme temple; powers.
     Section 457.667 ‑ Incorporation of additional associations; approval of supreme temple.
Act 179 of 1897 ‑ LUTHERAN BUND (457.671 - 457.677)
     Section 457.671 ‑ Lutheran Bund; incorporation.
     Section 457.672 ‑ Incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.673 ‑ Articles, constitution, by-laws and resolution; filing; body corporate, powers; taxation.
     Section 457.674 ‑ Membership; delegates; rules; officers, duties; constitution, by-laws, amendment.
     Section 457.675 ‑ Reserve fund; loaning, investment and control.
     Section 457.676 ‑ Control of affairs.
     Section 457.677 ‑ Amendment of articles; procedure; evidence of existence.
Act 71 of 1901 ‑ ALLIANCE MARQUETTE (457.681 - 457.688)
     Section 457.681 ‑ Alliance Marquette; incorporation of councils.
     Section 457.682 ‑ Grand council; incorporators; articles, execution, contents.
     Section 457.683 ‑ Grand council; French as official language; evidence.
     Section 457.684 ‑ Filing copy of articles and grand council charter with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; power and authority.
     Section 457.685 ‑ Evidence of existence and incorporation; powers.
     Section 457.686 ‑ Subordinate council; incorporation; filing copy of articles with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; powers.
     Section 457.687 ‑ Location of business offices.
     Section 457.688 ‑ Insurance business; funeral benefits.
Act 80 of 1909 ‑ KALEVAN RITARIT (457.691 - 457.695)
     Section 457.691 ‑ Kalevan Ritarit; incorporation.
     Section 457.692 ‑ Incorporators; articles of association, execution, contents.
     Section 457.693 ‑ Filing copy of articles of association and charter with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body politic and corporate; power and authority.
     Section 457.694 ‑ Rules and by-laws; officers.
     Section 457.695 ‑ Evidence of existence and incorporation.
Act 55 of 1917 ‑ ESKIMOS (457.701 - 457.708)
     Section 457.701 ‑ Eskimos; incorporation of councils.
     Section 457.702 ‑ Grand council; incorporators; articles, execution, contents.
     Section 457.703 ‑ Filing copy of articles and constitution with department of commerce; signers of articles, associates, and successors as body corporate and politic; powers.
     Section 457.704 ‑ Grand council; rules; officers.
     Section 457.705 ‑ Evidence of existence and incorporation; powers.
     Section 457.706 ‑ Subordinate council; incorporation; limitations.
     Section 457.707 ‑ Business offices; change in location; notice.
     Section 457.708 ‑ Insurance business; funeral benefits.

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