Maine Revised Statutes

§1115. Appeal from denial of reinstatement

1. Denial of reinstatement.  If the Secretary of State denies a corporation's application for reinstatement following administrative dissolution, the Secretary of State shall serve the corporation as required under section 1113, subsection 7 with a written notice that explains the reason or reasons for denial.
[ 2007, c. 323, Pt. B, §14 (AMD); 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF) .]
2. Appeal.  A corporation may appeal a denial of reinstatement under subsection 1 to the Superior Court of the county where the corporation's principal office is located or, if there is no principal office in this State, in Kennebec County within 30 days after the date of the notice of denial. The corporation appeals by petitioning the court to set aside the dissolution and attaching to the petition copies of the Secretary of State's notice of administrative dissolution, the corporation's application for reinstatement and the Secretary of State's notice of denial.
[ 2003, c. 631, §3 (NEW) .]
3. Court action.  The court may summarily order the Secretary of State to reinstate an administratively dissolved corporation or may take other action the court considers appropriate.
[ 2003, c. 631, §3 (NEW) .]
4. Final decision.  The court's final decision in an appeal under this section may be appealed as in other civil proceedings.
[ 2003, c. 631, §3 (NEW) .]
2003, c. 631, §3 (NEW). 2007, c. 323, Pt. B, §14 (AMD). 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF).