Maine Revised Statutes

§1329. Certificate of existence; certificate of authority; certificate of fact

1. Application.  Any person may apply to the Secretary of State for a certificate of existence for a domestic limited partnership or a certificate of authority for a foreign limited partnership.
[ 2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Contents.  A certificate of existence or certificate of authority sets forth:
A. The limited partnership's name used in this State; [2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW).]
B. That, if a domestic limited partnership, the limited partnership is duly formed under the laws of this State and the date of its formation; [2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW).]
C. That, if a foreign limited partnership, the foreign limited partnership is authorized to transact business in this State, the date on which the limited partnership was authorized to transact business in this State and its jurisdiction of organization; [2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW).]
D. That all fees and penalties owed to this State have been paid if:
(1) Payment is reflected in the records of the Secretary of State; and
(2) Nonpayment affects the existence or authorization of the domestic or foreign limited partnership; [2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW).]
E. That the limited partnership's most recent annual report required by section 1330 has been delivered to the Secretary of State; and [2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW).]
F. Any facts of record in the office of the Secretary of State that may be requested by the applicant under subsection 1. [2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW).]
[ 2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW) .]
3. Evidence of existence or authority.  Subject to any qualification stated in the certificate, a certificate of existence or certificate of authority issued by the Secretary of State may be relied upon as conclusive evidence that the domestic or foreign limited partnership is in existence or is authorized to transact business in this State.
[ 2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW) .]
4. Certificate of fact.  In addition to the certificate authorized under subsection 2, the Secretary of State may issue a certificate attesting to any fact of record in the office of the Secretary of State that may be requested by the applicant under subsection 1.
[ 2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2005, c. 543, §C2 (NEW).

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