Maine Revised Statutes

§1434. Filings required for conversion; effective date

1. Deliver to Secretary of State articles of conversion; certificate of limited partnership.  After a plan of conversion is approved:
A. A converting limited partnership shall deliver to the Secretary of State for filing articles of conversion, which must include:
(1) A statement that the limited partnership has been converted into another organization;
(2) The name and form of the organization and the jurisdiction of its governing statute;
(3) The date the conversion is effective under the governing statute of the converted organization;
(4) A statement that the conversion was approved as required by this chapter;
(5) A statement that the conversion was approved as required by the governing statute of the converted organization; and
(6) If the converted organization is a foreign organization not authorized to transact business in this State, the street and mailing address of an office that may be used for service of process under section 1435, subsection 3; and [2007, c. 323, Pt. F, §33 (AMD); 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF).]
B. If the converting organization is not a converting limited partnership, the converting organization shall deliver to the Secretary of State for filing a certificate of limited partnership, which must include, in addition to the information required by section 1321:
(1) A statement that the limited partnership was converted from another organization;
(2) The name and form of the organization and the jurisdiction of its governing statute; and
(3) A statement that the conversion was approved in a manner that complied with the organization's governing statute. [2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW).]
[ 2007, c. 323, Pt. F, §33 (AMD); 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF) .]
2. Conversion effective.  A conversion becomes effective:
A. If the converted organization is a limited partnership, when the certificate of limited partnership takes effect; and [2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW).]
B. If the converted organization is not a limited partnership, as provided by the governing statute of the converted organization. [2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW).]
[ 2005, c. 543, Pt. C, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2005, c. 543, §C2 (NEW). 2007, c. 323, Pt. F, §33 (AMD). 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF).