(a)  The Division shall be responsible for filing and maintaining documents on behalf of corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, and limited partnerships whenever filing with the Secretary of State is specified by statute.

(b)  The Division prepares and certifies copies of documents on file upon request.  Statutory fees shall be charged for preparation and certification.

(c)  The Division provides information in response to written or telephone inquiry, based on information contained in documents on file.  There shall be no fee for providing information by telephone or letter.

(d)  The Division certifies to facts contained in documents on file, based on an examination of its documents and indices.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 55-1-22; 55-1-30; 55A-1-22; 55A-1-30; 55D-5; 55D-10; 55D-15; 57D-1-22; 57D-1-30; 59-84.2; 59-206;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

ARRC Objection Lodged June 21, 1990;

Temporary Amendment Eff. July 1, 1990 For a Period of 180 Days to Expire on December 27, 1990;

ARRC Objection Removed August 20, 1990;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1996; February 1, 1991;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 20, 2015.