15 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes § 1311 - Filing Of Statement Of Summary Of Record By Certain Corporations

§ 1311. Filing of statement of summary of record by certain corporations.

(a) General rule.--Where any of the charter documents of a business corporation are not on file in the Department of State or there is an error in any such document as transferred to the department pursuant to section 140 (relating to custody and management of orphan corporate and business records), and the corporation desires to file any document in the department under any other provision of this subpart or the corporation desires to secure from the department any certificate to the effect that the corporation is a corporation duly incorporated and existing under the laws of this Commonwealth or a certified copy of the articles of the corporation or the corporation desires to correct the text of its charter documents as on file in the department, the corporation shall file in the department a statement of summary of record which shall be executed by the corporation and shall set forth:

(1) The name of the corporation and, subject to section 109 (relating to name of commercial registered office provider in lieu of registered address), the location, including street and number, if any, of its registered office.

(2) The statute by or under which the corporation was incorporated.

(3) The name under which, the manner in which and the date on which the corporation was originally incorporated, including the date when and the place where the original articles were recorded.

(4) The place or places, including volume and page numbers or their equivalent, where the documents that are not on file in the department or that require correction in the records of the department were originally filed or recorded, the date or dates of each filing or recording and the correct text of the documents. The information specified in this paragraph may be omitted in a statement of summary of record that is delivered to the department contemporaneously with amended and restated articles of the corporation filed under this subpart.

(5) (Deleted by amendment).

(6) (Deleted by amendment).

(b) Validation of prior defects in incorporation.--Upon the filing of a statement by a corporation under this section or the transfer to the department of the records relating to a corporation pursuant to section 140, the corporation shall be deemed to be a validly subsisting corporation to the same extent as if it had been duly incorporated and was existing under this subpart and the department shall so certify regardless of any absence of or defect in the prior proceedings relating to incorporation.

(c) Cross references.--See sections 134 (relating to docketing statement), 135 (relating to requirements to be met by filed documents) and 1106(b)(2) (relating to uniform application of subpart).

(June 22, 2001, P.L.418, No.34, eff. 60 days)

Cross References. Section 1311 is referred to in section 9305 of this title.

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