Main Content MCL Index printer friendly Show update info: none In Last Week In Last Month In Last Year NOTE: Dates reflect any modification to item, not necessarily a change in law. 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.