§ 23.95.100 Short title
§ 23.95.105 Definitions
§ 23.95.110 Delivery of record
§ 23.95.115 Rules and procedures
§ 23.95.200 Entity filing requirements
§ 23.95.205 Forms
§ 23.95.210 Effective date and time
§ 23.95.215 Withdrawal of filed record before effectiveness
§ 23.95.220 Correcting filed record
§ 23.95.225 Duty of secretary of state to file–Review of refusal to file
§ 23.95.230 Evidentiary effect of copy of filed record
§ 23.95.235 Certificate of existence or registration–Definitions
§ 23.95.240 Execution of entity filing
§ 23.95.245 Execution and filing pursuant to judicial order
§ 23.95.250 Delivery by secretary of state
§ 23.95.255 Initial or annual report for secretary of state
§ 23.95.260 Fees
§ 23.95.265 Waiver of penalty fees
§ 23.95.300 Permitted names
§ 23.95.305 Name requirements for certain types of entities
§ 23.95.310 Reservation of name
§ 23.95.315 Registration of name
§ 23.95.400 Definitions
§ 23.95.405 Entities required to designate and maintain registered agent
§ 23.95.410 Addresses in filing
§ 23.95.415 Designation of registered agent
§ 23.95.420 Listing of commercial registered agent
§ 23.95.425 Termination of listing of commercial registered agent
§ 23.95.430 Change of registered agent by entity
§ 23.95.435 Change of name, address, type of entity, or jurisdiction of formation by noncommercial registered agent
§ 23.95.440 Change of name, address, type of entity, or jurisdiction of formation by commercial registered agent
§ 23.95.445 Resignation of registered agent
§ 23.95.450 Service of process, notice, or demand on entity
§ 23.95.455 Duties of registered agent
§ 23.95.460 Jurisdiction and venue
§ 23.95.500 Governing law
§ 23.95.505 Registration to do business in this state
§ 23.95.510 Foreign registration statement
§ 23.95.515 Amendment of foreign registration statement
§ 23.95.520 Activities not constituting doing business
§ 23.95.525 Noncomplying name of foreign entity
§ 23.95.530 Withdrawal of registration of registered foreign entity
§ 23.95.535 Withdrawal deemed on conversion to domestic entity
§ 23.95.540 Withdrawal on dissolution or conversion
§ 23.95.545 Transfer of registration
§ 23.95.550 Termination of registration
§ 23.95.555 Action by attorney general
§ 23.95.600 Domestic entity–Definition
§ 23.95.605 Grounds
§ 23.95.610 Procedure and effect
§ 23.95.615 Reinstatement
§ 23.95.620 Judicial review of denial of reinstatement
§ 23.95.625 Entity name not distinguishable from name of governmental entity
§ 23.95.700 Reservation of power to amend or repeal
§ 23.95.705 Supplemental principles of law
§ 23.95.710 Relation to electronic signatures in global and national commerce act
§ 23.95.715 Savings

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 23.95 - Uniform business organizations code

  • 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.
  • Annual report: means the report required by RCW 23. See
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Business corporation: means a domestic business corporation incorporated under or subject to Title 23B RCW or a foreign business corporation. See
  • Commercial registered agent: means a person listed under RCW 23. See
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Electronic transmission: means an electronic communication:
  • Entity: means :
  • Entity filing: means a record delivered to the secretary of state for filing pursuant to this chapter. See
  • 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.
  • executed: means with present intent to authenticate or adopt a record:
  • Filed record: means a record filed by the secretary of state pursuant to this chapter. See
  • General cooperative association: means a domestic general cooperative association formed under or subject to chapter 23. See
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governor: means :
  • Interest: means :
  • Interest holder: means :
  • Jurisdiction: when used to refer to a political entity, means the United States, a state, a foreign country, or a political subdivision of a foreign country. See
  • 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.
  • Jurisdiction of formation: means the jurisdiction whose law includes the organic law of an entity. See
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Limited cooperative association: means a domestic limited cooperative association formed under or subject to chapter 23. See
  • Limited liability company: means a domestic limited liability company formed under or subject to chapter 25. See
  • Limited liability limited partnership: means a domestic limited liability limited partnership formed under or subject to chapter 25. See
  • Limited liability partnership: means a domestic limited liability partnership registered under or subject to chapter 25. See
  • Limited partnership: includes a limited liability limited partnership. See
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Noncommercial registered agent: means a person that is not a commercial registered agent and is:
  • Nonprofit corporation: means a domestic nonprofit corporation incorporated under or subject to chapter 24. See
  • Nonregistered foreign entity: means a foreign entity that is not registered to do business in this state pursuant to a statement of registration filed by the secretary of state. See
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • Organic law: means the law of an entity's jurisdiction of formation governing the internal affairs of the entity. See
  • Organic rules: means the public organic record and private organic rules of an entity. See
  • 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: 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
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Principal office: means the principal executive office of an entity, whether or not the office is located in this state. See
  • Private organic rules: includes :
  • Proceeding: means civil suit and criminal, administrative, and investigatory action. See
  • Property: means all property, whether real, personal, or mixed or tangible or intangible, or any right or interest therein. 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
  • Receipt: as used in this chapter , means actual receipt. See
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. 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
  • Registered foreign entity: means a foreign entity that is registered to do business in this state pursuant to a certificate of registration filed by the secretary of state. See
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Tangible medium: means a writing, copy of a writing, facsimile, or a physical reproduction, each on paper or on other tangible material. See
  • Transfer: includes :
  • Type of entity: means a generic form of entity:
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.