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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 607
FLORIDA BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT
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F.S. 607.0124
607.0124 Correcting filed document; withdrawal of filed record before effectiveness.
(1) A domestic or foreign corporation may correct a document filed by the department if:
(a) The document contains an inaccuracy;
(b) The document contains false, misleading, or fraudulent information;
(c) The document was defectively signed, attested, sealed, verified, or acknowledged; or
(d) The electronic transmission of the document to the department was defective.
(2) A document is corrected:
(a) By preparing articles of correction that:
1. Describe the document (including its filing date) or attach a copy of the document to the articles of correction;
2. Specify the inaccuracy or defect to be corrected; and
3. Correct the inaccuracy or defect; and
(b) By delivering the articles of correction to the department for filing, signed in accordance with s. 607.0120.
(3) Articles of correction are effective on the effective date of the document they correct except as to persons relying on the uncorrected document and adversely affected by the correction. As to those persons, articles of correction are effective when filed.
(4) Articles of correction may not contain a delayed effective date for the correction.
(5) Unless otherwise provided for in s. 607.1107(2), s. 607.11923(3), or s. 607.11934(3), a filing delivered to the department may be withdrawn before it takes effect by delivering a withdrawal statement to the department for filing.
(a) A withdrawal statement must:
1. Be signed by each person who signed the filing being withdrawn, except as otherwise agreed to by such persons;
2. Identify the filing to be withdrawn; and
3. If not signed by all persons who signed the filing being withdrawn, state that the filing is withdrawn in accordance with the agreement of all persons who signed the filing.
(b) On the filing by the department of a withdrawal statement, the action or transaction evidenced by the original filing does not take effect.
(6) Articles of correction that are filed to correct false, misleading, or fraudulent information are not subject to a fee of the department if the articles of correction are delivered to the department within 15 days after the notification of filing sent pursuant to s. 607.0125(2).
History.s. 7, ch. 89-154; s. 4, ch. 93-281; s. 15, ch. 99-218; s. 4, ch. 2003-283; s. 3, ch. 2018-58; s. 7, ch. 2019-90.