A corporation or association organized and doing business under other statutes of this state or under the laws of other states that has conducted business on a cooperative plan may become subject to this chapter by amending its articles of incorporation to conform to the requirements of this chapter.
(a) A corporation or association organized under statutes of this state may amend its articles of incorporation in the manner provided under the statute that it is governed by for the adoption of amendments.
(b) A corporation or association organized under laws of other states shall amend its articles of incorporation in the manner required by the laws of the state where it was incorporated. After the articles of incorporation are amended, the corporation or association shall file a certified copy of the articles of incorporation and amendments with the secretary of state with the fees and requirements prescribed for filing articles. After filing, the corporation or association is a cooperative in this state and subject to the provisions of this chapter.