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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 607
FLORIDA BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT
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F.S. 607.1504
607.1504 Amended certificate of authority.
(1) A foreign corporation authorized to transact business in this state shall deliver for filing an amendment to its certificate of authority to reflect a change in any of the following:
(a) Its name on the records of the department.
(b) The jurisdiction of its incorporation.
(c) The name and street address in this state of the foreign corporation’s registered agent in this state, unless the change was timely made in accordance with s. 607.0502 or s. 607.05031.
(2) The amendment must be filed within 90 days after the occurrence of a change described in subsection (1), must be signed by an officer of the foreign corporation, and must state the following:
(a) The name of the foreign corporation as it appears on the records of the department.
(b) The jurisdiction of its incorporation.
(c) The date the foreign corporation was authorized to do business in this state.
(d) If the name of the foreign corporation has been changed, the name relinquished and its new name.
(e) If the amendment changes its period of duration, a statement of such change.
(f) If the amendment changes the jurisdiction of incorporation of the foreign corporation, a statement of that change.
(3) The requirements of s. 607.1503 for obtaining an original certificate of authority apply to obtaining an amended certificate under this section unless the official having custody of the foreign corporation’s publicly filed records in its jurisdiction of incorporation did not require an amendment to effectuate the change on its records.
(4) Subject to subsection (3), a foreign corporation authorized to transact business in this state may make application to the department to obtain an amended certificate of authority to add, remove, or change the name, title, capacity, or address of an officer or director of the foreign corporation.
History.s. 139, ch. 89-154; s. 160, ch. 90-179; s. 38, ch. 2003-283; s. 201, ch. 2019-90.