Maine Revised Statutes

§111. Resignation of clerk or registered agent

1. Statement of resignation.  A clerk or registered agent may resign at any time with respect to a represented entity by filing with the Secretary of State a statement of resignation signed by or on behalf of the agent that states:
A. The name of the entity; [2007, c. 323, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF).]
B. The name of the agent; [2007, c. 323, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF).]
C. That the agent resigns from serving as agent for service of process for the entity; and [2007, c. 323, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF).]
D. The name and address of the person to which the agent will send the notice required by subsection 3. [2007, c. 323, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF).]
[ 2007, c. 323, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF) .]
2. Effective date.  A statement of resignation takes effect on the earlier of the 31st day after the day on which it is filed or the appointment of a new registered agent for the represented entity.
[ 2007, c. 323, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF) .]
3. Notice.  The clerk or registered agent shall promptly furnish the represented entity notice in a record of the date on which a statement of resignation was filed.
[ 2007, c. 323, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF) .]
4. Effect of resignation.  When a statement of resignation takes effect, the clerk or registered agent ceases to have responsibility for any matter tendered to it as agent for the represented entity. A resignation under this section does not affect any contractual rights the entity has against the agent or that the agent has against the entity.
[ 2007, c. 323, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF) .]
5. Standing of entity.  A clerk or registered agent may resign with respect to a represented entity whether or not the entity is in good standing.
[ 2007, c. 323, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2007, c. 323, Pt. A, §1 (NEW). 2007, c. 323, Pt. G, §4 (AFF).