Current as of: 2009
355.856. 1. Each domestic corporation, and each foreign corporation authorized pursuant to this chapter to transact business in this state, shall file with the secretary of state a corporate registration report on a form prescribed and furnished by the secretary of state that sets forth:
(1) The name of the corporation and the state or country under whose law it is incorporated;
(2) The address of its registered office and the name of its registered agent at the office in this state;
(3) The address of its principal office;
(4) The names and physical business or residence addresses of its directors and principal officers.
2. The information in the corporate registration report must be current on the date the corporate registration report is executed on behalf of the corporation.
3. The initial corporate registration report must be delivered to the secretary of state no later than August thirty-first of the year following the calendar year in which a domestic corporation was incorporated or a foreign corporation was authorized to transact business. Subsequent corporate registration reports must be delivered to the secretary of state no later than August thirty-first of the following calendar years, except as provided in section 355.857. If a corporate registration report is not filed within the time limits prescribed by this section, the secretary of state shall not accept the report unless it is accompanied by a fifteen dollar fee. Failure to file the registration report as required by this section will result in the administrative dissolution of the corporation as set forth in section 355.706.
4. If a corporate registration report does not contain the information required by this section, the secretary of state shall promptly notify the reporting domestic or foreign corporation in writing and return the report to it for correction.
5. A corporation may change the corporation's registered office or registered agent with the filing of the corporation's registration report. To change the corporation's registered agent with the filing of the registration report, the corporation must include the new registered agent's written consent to the appointment as registered agent and a written consent stating that such change in registered agents was authorized by resolution duly adopted by the board of directors. The written consent must be signed by the new registered agent and must include such agent's address. If the corporate registration report is not completed correctly, the secretary of state may reject the filing of such report.
6. A corporation's corporate registration report must be filed in a format and medium prescribed by the secretary of state.
7. The corporate registration report shall be signed by an officer or authorized person and pursuant to this section represents that the signer believes the statements are true and correct to the best knowledge and belief of the person signing, subject to the penalties of section 575.040, RSMo.
(L. 1994 H.B. 1095, A.L. 2002 S.B. 895, A.L. 2003 H.B. 600, A.L. 2009 H.B. 481) Prev | Next
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