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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 617
CORPORATIONS NOT FOR PROFIT
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F.S. 617.05015
617.05015 Reserved name.
(1) A person may reserve the exclusive use of the name of a corporation, including an alternate name for a foreign corporation whose name is not available, by delivering an application to the department for filing. The application must set forth the name and address of the applicant and the name proposed to be reserved. If the department finds that the name of the corporation applied for is available, it shall reserve the name for the applicant’s exclusive use for a nonrenewable 120-day period.
(2) The owner of a reserved name of a corporation may transfer the reservation to another person by delivering to the department a signed notice of the transfer that states the name and address of the transferee.
(3) The department may revoke any reservation if, after a hearing, it finds that the application therefor or any transfer thereof was not made in good faith.
History.s. 273, ch. 2019-90.