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§ 581. Benevolent and charitable corporations--Purposes

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 18. Corporations

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 18. Corporations (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 14. Religious, Charitable and Educational Corporations
Charitable and Fraternal Corporations
18 Okl.St.Ann. § 581
§ 581. Benevolent and charitable corporations--Purposes
The following associations for charitable purposes may become incorporated, as provided in this article,1 as follows:
1. To establish and maintain hospitals and infirmaries for the cure of the sick and support of the aged and indigent, and asylums for orphans;
2. For the mutual assistance of the members in time of sickness or necessity, and to provide a fund for this purpose by contributions of the members thereof from time to time, and for the like incidental charitable purposes;
3. To establish and maintain lodges, chapters and encampments, of fraternities or associations commonly known as Free Masons, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Good Templars, Sons of Temperance, and other like charitable orders or societies;
4. To establish and maintain fire companies in any incorporated city or town; and
5. To establish and maintain youth organizations to promote the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage and reverence by providing supervised competitive athletic games.


R.L.1910, § 1475; Laws 1955, p. 152, § 1, emerg. eff. May 26, 1955; Laws 1983, c. 100, § 11, emerg. eff. May 9, 1983.


R.L.1910, c. 15, art. 14, now incorporated in this title.
18 Okl. St. Ann. § 581, OK ST T. 18 § 581
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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