317A.051 Scope of chapter.
Subdivision 1. General. This chapter does not apply to cooperative associations, public cemetery corporations and associations, and private cemeteries.
Subd. 2. Religious corporations. This chapter does not apply to a religious corporation authorized by chapter 315 unless it is formed under this chapter or elects to be governed by this chapter as provided in section 317A.021. Regardless of whether it is formed or elects to be governed by this chapter, a religious corporation may elect to be governed by sections 317A.601 to 317A.671 without electing to come under the entire chapter. If a religious corporation elects to be governed by sections 317A.601 to 317A.671, it shall record its documents with the county recorder of the county where its registered office is located instead of the secretary of state.