414D-8 Filing duty of the department director. (a) If a document delivered to the office of the department director for filing satisfies the requirements of section 414D‑3, the department director shall file it.

(b) The department director files a document by stamping or otherwise endorsing it with the date and the time of receipt.

(c) If the department director refuses to file a document, the department director shall return it to the domestic or foreign corporation or its designated representative, together with a brief, written explanation of the reason or reasons for the refusal.

(d) The department director's duty to file documents under this section is ministerial. The department director's filing or refusal to file a document does not:

(1) Affect the validity or invalidity of the document in whole or in part;

(2) Relate to the correctness or incorrectness of information contained in the document; or

(3) Create a presumption that the document is valid or invalid or that information contained in the document is correct or incorrect. [L 2001, c 105, pt of 1; am L 2003, c 124, 22]


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