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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 620
PARTNERSHIP LAWS
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F.S. 620.1206
620.1206 Delivery to and filing of records by Department of State; effective time and date; notice.
(1) A record authorized or required to be delivered to the Department of State for filing under this act must be captioned to describe the record’s purpose, be in a medium permitted by the Department of State, and be delivered to the Department of State. Unless the Department of State determines that a record does not comply with the filing requirements of this act, and if all filing fees have been paid, the Department of State shall file the record.
(2) After filing a record, the Department of State shall send a notice to the electronic mail address on file for the limited partnership or foreign limited partnership or the registered agent of such partnership or send a copy of the document to the mailing address of such partnership or registered agent. If the record changes the electronic mail address of the limited partnership or foreign limited partnership, the Department of State must send such notice to the new electronic mail address and to the most recent prior electronic mail address. If the record changes the mailing address of the limited partnership or foreign limited partnership, the Department of State must send such notice to the new mailing address and to the most recent prior mailing address.
(3) Upon request and payment of a fee, the Department of State shall send to the requester a certified copy of the requested record.
(4) Except as otherwise provided in ss. 620.1116 and 620.1207, a record delivered to the Department of State for filing under this act may specify an effective time and a delayed effective date. Except as otherwise provided in this act, a record filed by the Department of State is effective:
(a) If the record does not specify an effective time and does not specify a delayed effective date, on the date and at the time the record is filed as evidenced by the Department of State’s endorsement of the date and time on the record;
(b) If the record specifies an effective time but not a delayed effective date, on the date the record is filed at the time specified in the record;
(c) If the record specifies a delayed effective date but not an effective time, at 12:01 a.m. on the earlier of:
1. The specified date; or
2. The 90th day after the record is filed; or
(d) If the record specifies an effective time and a delayed effective date, at the specified time on the earlier of:
1. The specified date; or
2. The 90th day after the record is filed.
History.s. 17, ch. 2005-267; s. 7, ch. 2018-58.