Maine Revised Statutes

§909. Certificate of existence; certificate of fact

1. Application.   A person may apply to the Secretary of State for a certificate of existence for a corporation formed under this subchapter.
[ 2009, c. 56, §7 (NEW) .]
2. Contents.   A certificate of existence sets forth:
A. The corporation's name used in this State; [2009, c. 56, §7 (NEW).]
B. That the corporation is duly incorporated under the laws of this State and the date of its incorporation; [2009, c. 56, §7 (NEW).]
C. 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 of the corporation; and [2009, c. 56, §7 (NEW).]
D. Any facts of record in the office of the Secretary of State that may be requested by the applicant under subsection 1. [2009, c. 56, §7 (NEW).]
[ 2009, c. 56, §7 (NEW) .]
3. Evidence of existence.   Subject to any qualification stated in the certificate, a certificate of existence issued by the Secretary of State may be relied upon as conclusive evidence that the corporation is in existence in this State.
[ 2009, c. 56, §7 (NEW) .]
4. Certificate of fact.   In addition to the certificate of existence 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.
[ 2009, c. 56, §7 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2009, c. 56, §7 (NEW).