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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. 605.0908
605.0908 Revocation of certificate of authority.
(1) A certificate of authority of a foreign limited liability company to transact business in this state may be revoked by the department if:
(a) The foreign limited liability company does not deliver its annual report to the department by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the third Friday in September of each year.
(b) The foreign limited liability company does not pay a fee or penalty due to the department under this chapter.
(c) The foreign limited liability company does not appoint and maintain a registered agent as required under s. 605.0113.
(d) The foreign limited liability company does not deliver for filing a statement of a change under s. 605.0114 within 30 days after a change in the name or address of the agent has occurred, unless, within 30 days after the change occurred, either:
1. The registered agent files a statement of change under s. 605.0116; or
2. The change was made in accordance with s. 605.0114(4).
(e) The foreign limited liability company has failed to amend its certificate of authority to reflect a change in its name on the records of the department or its jurisdiction of formation.
(f) The department receives a duly authenticated certificate from the official having custody of records in the company’s jurisdiction of formation stating that it has been dissolved or is no longer active on the official’s records.
(g) The foreign limited liability company’s period of duration has expired.
(h) A member, manager, or agent of the foreign limited liability company signs a document that the member, manager, or agent knew was false in a material respect with the intent that the document be delivered to the department for filing.
(i) The foreign limited liability company has failed to answer truthfully and fully, within the time prescribed in s. 605.1104, interrogatories propounded by the department.
(2) Revocation of a foreign limited liability company’s certificate of authority for failure to file an annual report shall occur on the fourth Friday in September of each year. The department shall issue a notice in a record of the revocation to the revoked foreign limited liability company. Issuance of the notice may be by electronic transmission to a foreign limited liability company that has provided the department with an e-mail address.
(3) If the department determines that one or more grounds exist under paragraphs (1)(b)-(i) for revoking a foreign limited liability company’s certificate of authority, the department shall issue a notice in a record to the foreign limited liability company of the department’s intent to revoke the certificate of authority. Issuance of the notice may be by electronic transmission to a foreign limited liability company that has provided the department with an e-mail address.
(4) If, within 60 days after the department sends the notice of intent to revoke in accordance with subsection (3), the foreign limited liability company does not correct each ground for revocation or demonstrate to the reasonable satisfaction of the department that each ground determined by the department does not exist, the department shall revoke the foreign limited liability company’s authority to transact business in this state and issue a notice in a record of revocation which states the grounds for revocation. Issuance of the notice may be by electronic transmission to a foreign limited liability company that has provided the department with an e-mail address.
History.s. 2, ch. 2013-180; s. 261, ch. 2019-90.