Initial and annual reports.
(1) Each domestic limited liability company, and each foreign limited liability company authorized to transact business in this state, must deliver to the secretary of state for filing, both initial and annual reports that set forth:
(a) The name of the company and the state or country under whose law it is organized;
(b) The street address of its registered office and the name of its registered agent at that office in this state;
(c) In the case of a foreign company, the address of its principal office in the state or country under the laws of which it is organized;
(d) The address of the principal place of business of the company in this state;
(e) The names and addresses of the company's members, or if the management of the company is vested in a manager or managers, then the name and address of its manager or managers; and
(f) A brief description of the nature of its business.
(2) Information in an initial report or an annual report must be current as of the date the report is executed on behalf of the company.
(3) A company's initial report must be delivered to the secretary of state within one hundred twenty days of the date on which a domestic company's certificate of formation was filed, or on which a foreign company's application for registration was submitted. Subsequent annual reports must be delivered to the secretary of state on a date determined by the secretary of state, and at such additional times as the company elects.
(4)(a) The secretary of state may allow a company to file an initial or annual report through electronic means. If allowed, the secretary of state must adopt rules detailing the circumstances under which the electronic filing of the reports is permitted and how the reports may be filed.
(b) For purposes of this section only, a person executing an electronically filed annual report may deliver the report to the office of the secretary of state without a signature and without an exact or conformed copy, but the person's name must appear in the electronic filing as the person executing the filing, and the filing must state the capacity in which the person is executing the filing.
[2010 1st sp.s. c 29 § 8; 2001 c 307 § 2; 1994 c 211 § 208.]
| Intent -- 2010 1st sp.s. c 29: See note following RCW 23B.01.530.|
Effective date -- 2001 c 307: See note following RCW 23B.16.220.