Form MLPA-12-1 "Application for Certificate of Authority to Transact Business Pursuant to 31 Mrsa Section 1412 to Accompany Application for Transfer of Authority" - Maine

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Application for Certificate of Authority to Transact Business
pursuant to
31 MRSA §1412
to accompany Application for Transfer of Authority
FIRST:
The proposed limited partnership name* to be used in this State:
__________________________________________________________________________________________
(The name must contain one of the following: “Limited Partnership”, “L.P.” or “LP”, see
31 MRSA
§1308.1.A.2)
SECOND:
If the real limited partnership name is not available, the fictitious name under which it proposes to apply for authority
to do business in the State of Maine is (If not applicable, so indicate.)
______________________________________________________________________________________________.
Form
MLPA-5
accompanies this application.
A fictitious name is a name adopted by a foreign limited partnership authorized to transact business in this State
because its real name is unavailable pursuant to
31 MRSA
§1415.1.
THIRD:
(Check box only if applicable)
The foreign limited partnership is a limited liability limited partnership.
(If checked, the name in Item First must contain one of the following: “Limited Liability Limited Partnership”,
“L.L.L.P.” or “LLLP” and cannot contain the abbreviation of “L.P.” or “LP”; see
31 MRSA
§1308.1.A.3)
FOURTH:
(Check box only if applicable)
This is a professional limited liability limited partnership** qualified pursuant to
31 MRSA §1354.4
to
provide the following professional services: (see
13 MRSA, chapter 22-A
for information on what
constitutes professional services)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
FIFTH:
Date of organization ________________________ Jurisdiction of organization ______________________________
The street and mailing address of the foreign limited partnership’s principal office is:
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(physical location - street (not P.O. Box), city, state and zip code)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(mailing address if different from above)
SIXTH:
The street and mailing address of the foreign limited partnership’s required office is: (Provide only if the laws of the
jurisdiction under which the foreign limited partnership is organized require the foreign limited partnership to maintain
an office in that jurisdiction)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(physical location - street (not P.O. Box), city, state and zip code)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(mailing address if different from above)
Form No. MLPA-12-1 (1 of 2)
Application for Certificate of Authority to Transact Business
pursuant to
31 MRSA §1412
to accompany Application for Transfer of Authority
FIRST:
The proposed limited partnership name* to be used in this State:
__________________________________________________________________________________________
(The name must contain one of the following: “Limited Partnership”, “L.P.” or “LP”, see
31 MRSA
§1308.1.A.2)
SECOND:
If the real limited partnership name is not available, the fictitious name under which it proposes to apply for authority
to do business in the State of Maine is (If not applicable, so indicate.)
______________________________________________________________________________________________.
Form
MLPA-5
accompanies this application.
A fictitious name is a name adopted by a foreign limited partnership authorized to transact business in this State
because its real name is unavailable pursuant to
31 MRSA
§1415.1.
THIRD:
(Check box only if applicable)
The foreign limited partnership is a limited liability limited partnership.
(If checked, the name in Item First must contain one of the following: “Limited Liability Limited Partnership”,
“L.L.L.P.” or “LLLP” and cannot contain the abbreviation of “L.P.” or “LP”; see
31 MRSA
§1308.1.A.3)
FOURTH:
(Check box only if applicable)
This is a professional limited liability limited partnership** qualified pursuant to
31 MRSA §1354.4
to
provide the following professional services: (see
13 MRSA, chapter 22-A
for information on what
constitutes professional services)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
FIFTH:
Date of organization ________________________ Jurisdiction of organization ______________________________
The street and mailing address of the foreign limited partnership’s principal office is:
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(physical location - street (not P.O. Box), city, state and zip code)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(mailing address if different from above)
SIXTH:
The street and mailing address of the foreign limited partnership’s required office is: (Provide only if the laws of the
jurisdiction under which the foreign limited partnership is organized require the foreign limited partnership to maintain
an office in that jurisdiction)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(physical location - street (not P.O. Box), city, state and zip code)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(mailing address if different from above)
Form No. MLPA-12-1 (1 of 2)
SEVENTH:
The Registered Agent is a: (select either a Commercial or Noncommercial Registered Agent)
Commercial Registered Agent
CRA Public Number: ____________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
(name of commercial registered agent)
Noncommercial Registered Agent
__________________________________________________________________________________
(name of noncommercial registered agent)
__________________________________________________________________________________
(physical location, not P.O. Box – street, city, state and zip code)
__________________________________________________________________________________
(mailing address if different from above)
EIGHTH:
Pursuant to
5 MRSA
§108.3, the new commercial registered agent as listed above has consented to serve as the
registered agent for this limited partnership.
NINTH:
The name, street and mailing address of each general partner is:
Name
Address
____________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________________
___________________________________________________
Names and addresses of additional general partners are attached as Exhibit _____, and made a part hereof.
TENTH:
This application is accompanied by a certificate of existence or a record of similar import signed by the Secretary of
State or other official having custody of limited partnership’s publicly filed records in the state or other jurisdiction
under whose law the foreign limited partnership is organized. The certificate of existence must have been made not
more than 90 days prior to the delivery of this application for filing.
*The limited partnership name as used in the State of Maine must contain one of the following: "Limited Partnership", "L.P." or "LP"
(31
MRSA
§1308.1.A.2). If the addition of these words is the only difference from the limited partnership's real name in its jurisdiction of
organization, no further action is required.
**In addition to the requirements in Item Third, the name must contain one of the following: “chartered,” “professional association” or
“service” or the abbreviation “P.A.”. In lieu of requirements in Item Third, the name must contain one of the following: “professional
limited liability limited partnership” or abbreviation “PLLLP” or P.L.L.L.P.,” or “S.L.L.L.P”. Examples of professional services are
accountants, attorneys, chiropractors, dentists, registered nurses and veterinarians. (This is not an inclusive list – see
13 MRSA
§723.7.)
The execution of this certificate constitutes an oath or affirmation under the penalties of false swearing under
17-A MRSA
§453.
Please remit your payment made payable to the Maine Secretary of State.
Submit completed form to:
Secretary of State
Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0101
Telephone Inquiries: (207) 624-7752
Email Inquiries:
CEC.Corporations@Maine.gov
Form No. MLPA-12-1 (2 of 2) 7/1/2008
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