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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 605
FLORIDA REVISED LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ACT
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F.S. 605.0714
605.0714 Administrative dissolution.
(1) The department may dissolve a limited liability company administratively if the company does not:
(a) Deliver its annual report to the department by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the third Friday in September of each year;
(b) Pay a fee or penalty due to the department under this chapter;
(c) Appoint and maintain a registered agent as required under s. 605.0113; or
(d) Deliver for filing a statement of a change under s. 605.0114 within 30 days after a change has occurred in the name or address of the agent unless, within 30 days after the change occurred:
1. The agent filed a statement of change under s. 605.0116; or
2. The change was made in accordance with s. 605.0114(4).
(2) Administrative dissolution of a limited liability company for failure to file an annual report must occur on the fourth Friday in September of each year. The department shall issue a notice in a record of administrative dissolution to the limited liability company dissolved for failure to file an annual report. Issuance of the notice may be by electronic transmission to a limited liability company that has provided the department with an e-mail address.
(3) If the department determines that one or more grounds exist for administratively dissolving a limited liability company under paragraph (1)(b), paragraph (1)(c), or paragraph (1)(d), the department shall serve notice in a record to the limited liability company of its intent to administratively dissolve the limited liability company. Issuance of the notice may be by electronic transmission to a limited liability company that has provided the department with an e-mail address.
(4) If, within 60 days after sending the notice of intent to administratively dissolve pursuant to subsection (3), a limited liability company does not correct each ground for dissolution under paragraph (1)(b), paragraph (1)(c), or paragraph (1)(d) or demonstrate to the reasonable satisfaction of the department that each ground determined by the department does not exist, the department shall dissolve the limited liability company administratively and issue to the company a notice in a record of administrative dissolution that states the grounds for dissolution. Issuance of the notice of administrative dissolution may be by electronic transmission to a limited liability company that has provided the department with an e-mail address.
(5) A limited liability company that has been administratively dissolved continues in existence but may only carry on activities necessary to wind up its activities and affairs, liquidate and distribute its assets, and notify claimants under ss. 605.0711 and 605.0712.
(6) The administrative dissolution of a limited liability company does not terminate the authority of its registered agent for service of process.
History.s. 2, ch. 2013-180; s. 135, ch. 2014-17.