Maine Revised Statutes

§9-1310. When filing required to perfect security interest or agricultural lien; security interests and agricultural liens to which filing provisions do not apply

(1).    Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2) and section 9-1312, subsection (2), a financing statement must be filed to perfect all security interests and agricultural liens.
[ 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF) .]
(2).    The filing of a financing statement is not necessary to perfect a security interest:
(a). That is perfected under section 9-1308, subsection (4), (5), (6) or (7); [1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]
(b). That is perfected under section 9-1309 when it attaches; [1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]
(c). In property subject to a statute, regulation or treaty described in section 9-1311, subsection (1); [1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]
(d). In goods in possession of a bailee that is perfected under section 9-1312, subsection (4), paragraph (a) or (b); [1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]
(e). In certificated securities, documents, goods or instruments that is perfected without filing, control or possession under section 9-1312, subsection (5), (6) or (7); [2009, c. 324, Pt. B, §35 (AMD); 2009, c. 324, Pt. B, §48 (AFF).]
(f). In collateral in the secured party's possession under section 9-1313; [1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]
(g). In a certificated security that is perfected by delivery of the security certificate to the secured party under section 9-1313; [1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]
(h). In deposit accounts, electronic chattel paper, electronic documents, investment property or letter-of-credit rights that is perfected by control under section 9-1314; [2009, c. 324, Pt. B, §36 (AMD); 2009, c. 324, Pt. B, §48 (AFF).]
(i). In proceeds that is perfected under section 9-1315; or [1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]
(j). That is perfected under section 9-1316. [1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]
[ 2009, c. 324, Pt. B, §§35, 36 (AMD); 2009, c. 324, Pt. B, §48 (AFF) .]
(3).    If a secured party assigns a perfected security interest or agricultural lien, a filing under this Article is not required to continue the perfected status of the security interest against creditors of and transferees from the original debtor.
[ 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 699, §A2 (NEW). 1999, c. 699, §A4 (AFF). 2009, c. 324, Pt. B, §§35, 36 (AMD). 2009, c. 324, Pt. B, §48 (AFF).