(a)  Perfection of security interest.  Except as otherwise provided in this Section and R.S. 10:9-309, a security interest is perfected if it has attached and all of the applicable requirements for perfection in R.S. 10:9-310 through 9-316 have been satisfied.  A security interest is perfected when it attaches if the applicable requirements are satisfied before the security interest attaches.

(b)  Perfection of agricultural lien.  An agricultural lien is perfected if it has become effective and all of the applicable requirements for perfection in R.S. 10:9-309 or 9-310 have been satisfied.  An agricultural lien is perfected when it becomes effective if the applicable requirements are satisfied before the agricultural lien becomes effective.

(c)  Continuous perfection; perfection by different methods.  A security interest or agricultural lien is perfected continuously if it is originally perfected by one method under this Chapter and is later perfected by another method under this Chapter, without an intermediate period when it was unperfected.

(d)  Supporting obligation.  Perfection of a security interest in collateral also includes the rights to a supporting obligation for the collateral.

(e)  Lien securing right to payment. Perfection of a security interest in a right to payment or performance also includes the rights to a security interest, mortgage, or lien on personal or real property securing the right.

(f)  Security entitlement carried in securities account.  Perfection of a security interest in a securities account also perfects a security interest in the security entitlements carried in the securities account.

(g)  Commodity contract carried in commodity account.  Perfection of a security interest in a commodity account also perfects a security interest in the commodity contracts carried in the commodity account.

Acts 1988, No. 528, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1990; Acts 1989, No. 135, §7, eff. Jan. 1, 1990; Acts 2001, No. 128, §1, eff. July 1, 2001; Acts 2010, No. 378, §3.