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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 620
PARTNERSHIP LAWS
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F.S. 620.9103
620.9103 Effect of failure to qualify.
(1) A foreign limited liability partnership transacting business in this state may not maintain an action or proceeding in this state unless it has in effect a statement of foreign qualification.
(2) The failure of a foreign limited liability partnership to have in effect a statement of foreign qualification does not impair the validity of a contract or act of the foreign limited liability partnership or preclude it from defending an action or proceeding in this state.
(3) Limitations on personal liability of partners are not waived solely by transacting business in this state without a statement of foreign qualification.
(4) If a foreign limited liability partnership transacts business in this state without a statement of foreign qualification, the Secretary of State may accept substituted service of process, pursuant to the provisions of s. 48.181 with respect to actions arising out of the transaction of business in this state.
History.s. 28, ch. 99-285.