(1) A domestic entity that is dissolved administratively under RCW 23.95.610 may apply to the secretary of state for reinstatement not later than five years after the effective date of dissolution. The application must be executed by the entity and state:

Terms Used In Washington Code 23.95.615

  • 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.
  • Entity: means :
  • executed: means with present intent to authenticate or adopt a record:
  • Person: means an individual, business corporation, nonprofit corporation, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, general cooperative association, limited cooperative association, unincorporated nonprofit association, statutory trust, business trust, common-law business trust, estate, trust, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See
  • Principal office: means the principal executive office of an entity, whether or not the office is located in this state. See
  • Public organic record: means the record the filing of which by the secretary of state is required to form an entity and any amendment to or restatement of that record. See
  • Registered agent: means an agent of an entity which is authorized to receive service of any process, notice, or demand required or permitted by law to be served on the entity. See
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See
  • (a) The name of the entity and a statement that the name satisfies RCW 23.95.300; if the name does not satisfy RCW 23.95.300, the entity must deliver with its application an amendment to its public organic record changing its name;
    (b) The address of the principal office of the entity and the name and address of its registered agent;
    (c) The effective date of the entity’s administrative dissolution; and
    (d) That the grounds for dissolution did not exist or have been cured.
    (2) To be reinstated, an entity must pay the full amount of all annual license or renewal fees which would have been assessed during the period of administrative dissolution had the entity been in active status, plus a penalty fee established by the secretary of state by rule, and the license or renewal fee for the year of reinstatement.
    (3) If the secretary of state determines that an application under subsection (1) of this section contains the information required by subsection (1) of this section, is satisfied that the information is correct, and determines that all payments required to be made to the secretary of state by subsection (2) of this section have been made, the secretary of state shall:
    (a) Cancel the statement of administrative dissolution and prepare a statement of reinstatement that states the secretary of state’s determination and the effective date of reinstatement;
    (b) File the statement; and
    (c) Serve a copy of the statement on the entity.
    (4) When reinstatement under this section is effective as provided in RCW 23.95.210:
    (a) It relates back to and takes effect as of the effective date of the administrative dissolution; and
    (b) The domestic entity resumes carrying on its activities and affairs as if the administrative dissolution had never occurred, except for the rights of a person arising out of an act or omission in reliance on the dissolution before the person knew or had reason to know of the reinstatement.


    Effective dateContingent effective date2015 c 176: See note following RCW 23.95.100.