§ 1703.01 Foreign corporation definitions
§ 1703.02 Corporations excepted
§ 1703.03 License required
§ 1703.031 Notice of transaction of business
§ 1703.04 Application for license
§ 1703.041 Designated agent
§ 1703.05 License certificate
§ 1703.06 Exclusive use of name
§ 1703.07 Certificate of merger or consolidation
§ 1703.08 Certificate of amendment to articles
§ 1703.12 Supplemental license certificate
§ 1703.13 Temporary license
§ 1703.15 Cancellation of license
§ 1703.16 Expiration or cancellation not to affect pending actions
§ 1703.17 Surrender of license
§ 1703.19 Service of process on secretary of state
§ 1703.191 Service of process on secretary of state in action against unlicensed foreign corporation
§ 1703.20 Freedom from attachment
§ 1703.21 Evidence
§ 1703.22 Recording of amendment and certificate for change of name
§ 1703.23 Notice to foreign corporations
§ 1703.24 Secretary of state to keep records and make monthly report to tax commissioner
§ 1703.25 Action to recover fees paid under protest
§ 1703.26 Appeals
§ 1703.27 Foreign nonprofit corporations
§ 1703.28 Forfeiture for transacting business without license
§ 1703.29 Unlicensed foreign corporation contracts not affected – corporation cannot maintain an action
§ 1703.30 Officer of unlicensed foreign corporation shall not transact business
§ 1703.31 Registration of corporate name
§ 1703.99 Penalty

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 1703 - Foreign Corporations

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Bond: includes an undertaking. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59