2017 ORS 67.021¹
Filing duty of Secretary of State

(1) If a document delivered to the office of the Secretary of State for filing satisfies the requirements of ORS 67.011 (Filing requirements), the Secretary of State shall file it.

(2) The Secretary of State files a document by indicating thereon that it has been filed by the Secretary of State and the date of filing. After filing a document, the Secretary of State shall return an acknowledgment of filing to the limited liability partnership or foreign limited liability partnership or its representative.

(3) If the Secretary of State refuses to file a document, the Secretary of State shall return it to the limited liability partnership or foreign limited liability partnership or its representative within 10 business days after the document was delivered together with a brief written explanation of the reason for the refusal.

(4) The duty of the Secretary of State to file documents under this section is ministerial. The Secretary of State is not required to verify or inquire into the legality or truth of any matter included in any document delivered to the office of the Secretary of State for filing. The filing of or refusal to file a document by the Secretary of State does not:

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

(b) Relate to the correctness or incorrectness of information contained in the document.

(5) The refusal by the Secretary of State to file a document does not create a presumption that the document is invalid or that information contained in the document is incorrect. [Formerly 67.535]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 67—Partnerships; Limited Liability Partnerships, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors067.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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