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RCW 25.10.251

Delivery to and filing of records by secretary of state—Effective time and date.

*** CHANGE IN 2015 *** (SEE 5387.SL) ***

(1) A record authorized or required to be delivered to the secretary of state for filing under this chapter must be captioned to describe the record's purpose, be in a medium permitted by the secretary of state, and be delivered to the secretary of state. Unless the secretary of state determines that a record does not comply with the filing requirements of this chapter, and if all filing fees have been paid, the secretary of state shall file the record and:
(a) For a statement of dissociation, send:
(i) A copy of the filed statement and a receipt for the fees to the person that the statement indicates has dissociated as a general partner; and
(ii) A copy of the filed statement and receipt to the limited partnership;
(b) For a statement of withdrawal, send:
(i) A copy of the filed statement and a receipt for the fees to the person on whose behalf the record was filed; and
(ii) If the statement refers to an existing limited partnership, a copy of the filed statement and receipt to the limited partnership; and
(c) For all other records, send a copy of the filed record and a receipt for the fees to the person on whose behalf the record was filed.
(2) Upon request and payment of a fee, the secretary of state shall send to the requester a certified copy of the requested record.
(3) Except as otherwise provided in RCW 25.10.141 and 25.10.261, a record delivered to the secretary of state for filing under this chapter may specify an effective time and a delayed effective date. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a record filed by the secretary 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 secretary 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:
(i) The specified date; or
(ii) The ninetieth 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:
(i) The specified date; or
(ii) The ninetieth day after the record is filed. [2009 c 188 § 206.
[2009 c 188 § 206.]