A. A domestic or foreign corporation may correct a document that has been filed by the commission pursuant to chapters 1 through 17 of this title if the document either:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 10-124

  • Articles of incorporation: means the original or restated articles of incorporation or articles of merger and all amendments to the articles of incorporation or merger and includes amended and restated articles of incorporation and articles of amendment and merger. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Commission: means the Arizona corporation commission. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Filing: means the commission completing the following procedure with respect to any document delivered for that purpose:

    (a) Determining that the filing fee requirements of section 10-122 have been satisfied. See Arizona Laws 10-140

1. Contains an incorrect statement and the correction does not materially alter a substantive provision.

2. Was defectively executed, attested, verified or acknowledged.

B. A document is corrected by both:

1. Preparing articles of correction that:

(a) Describe the document or attach a copy of it to the articles.

(b) Specify the date the document was delivered to the commission.

(c) Specify the incorrect statement and the reason it is incorrect or the manner in which the execution was defective.

(d) Correct the incorrect statement or other defect.

2. Delivering the articles to the commission for filing.

C. Articles of correction are effective on the effective date of the document they correct except as to persons who rely on the incorrect statement or other defect and who are adversely affected by the correction. As to those persons, articles of correction are effective as provided in section 10-123.

D. If articles of incorporation, articles of domestication or an application for authority to transact business is rejected for filing by the commission, the articles or application may be resubmitted within thirty days after the date of rejection. If the resubmitted articles or application cures the defect that caused the rejection, the resubmitted articles or application shall be filed by the commission and is effective on the date that would have been the effective date of filing the articles or application if the articles or application had not been rejected.