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|September 4th||Labor Day||All States; Capitol Lien Closed|
West Virginia – Nonprofit Corporation Articles of Incorporation Fee Increase
Senate Bill 547: Effective July 7 increases filing fee to $100.00 for nonprofit corporation Articles of Incorporation & authorizes expedited service fees up to $500.
The Following State changes became effective on July 1st:
House Bill 169: (Chapter 2017-47) amends fictitious name registration act to repeal the sworn statement, clarify requirements & time periods for registration, renewal & cancellation, & prohibit use of business entity endings.
House Bill 87: (Act No. 47) authorizes to provide for annual registration of business entities to be valid for a period up to & including three (3) years & permits conversions of foreign corporations to domestic corporations & conversions of domestic corporations to foreign corporations.
House Bill 54: (Session Law Chapter 34) corrects oversights from the 2015 enactment of the Business Organizations Code to clarify certain fee names & remove fees that are no longer charged.
House Bill 4361: (Public Act No. 637) amends the Limited Liability Company Act to, among other things, update conversion, merger & domestication provisions; permit filing of a statement of authority or limitation of authority to execute instruments transferring real property or to enter into other transactions on behalf of the LLC; permit filing of a statement of termination after winding up a dissolved LLC; expand the scope of operating agreements; & protect LLC names for 3 years after administrative dissolution.
House Bill 363: (Chapter 64) exempts from recordation & transfer taxes the transfer of real property from a sole proprietorship to a limited liability company if the LLC’s sole member is identical to the converting sole proprietor.
Senate Bill 2327: Amends requirements for conversion & domestication including the time period to correct a filed document.
Assembly Bill 13: (Chapter 5) changes the name of “state business registration” to “state business license” to be obtained when filing the initial or annual list.
Senate Bill 124: (Session Law No. 2016-140) modernizes the law governing the use of assumed business name filings.
House Bill 1038: Repeals the requirement for farm corporations to file annual reports with the SOS.
House Bill 23: Permits SOS to return rejected documents within 15 days instead of 5 days; send notices by regular mail or e-mail instead of certified mail; & cease publication of notices that LLP registration has lapsed.