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Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 617
CORPORATIONS NOT FOR PROFIT
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F.S. 617.0124
617.0124 Correcting filed document.
(1) A domestic or foreign corporation may correct a document filed by the department within 30 days after filing if:
(a) The document contains an incorrect statement;
(b) The document contains false, misleading, or fraudulent information;
(c) The document was defectively executed, attested, sealed, verified, or acknowledged; or
(d) The electronic transmission of the document was defective.
(2) A document is corrected:
(a) By preparing articles of correction that:
1. Describe the document, including its filing date;
2. Specify the incorrect statement and the reason it is incorrect or the manner in which the execution was defective; and
3. Correct the incorrect statement or defective execution; and
(b) By delivering the executed articles of correction to the department for filing.
(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 who are adversely affected by the correction. As to those persons, articles of correction are effective when filed.
(4) 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. 617.0125(2).
History.s. 7, ch. 90-179; s. 48, ch. 93-281; s. 9, ch. 2009-205; s. 5, ch. 2018-58.