WSR 99-12-007

PERMANENT RULES

SECRETARY OF STATE


[ Filed May 20, 1999, 2:35 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: May 20, 1999.

Purpose: Amending WAC 434-130-090 to lower the fees for change and resignation of registered agent for limited liability companies.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 434-130-090.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 25.15.805, 25.15.810, 23B.01.220.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-05-039 on February 11, 1999.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

May 20, 1999

Tracy Guerin

Deputy Secretary of State

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 94-19-005, filed 9/8/94, effective 10/1/94)

WAC 434-130-090
Fees.

For Washington registered domestic and foreign limited liability companies fees are as follows:

(1) Certificate of formation or application for registration, one hundred seventy-five dollars;

(2) Annual license renewal, fifty dollars plus the department of licensing's handling fee of nine dollars;

(3) Amendment, restated certificate, or amended and restated certificate, thirty dollars;

(4) License renewal with required annual report filed after due date and before administrative dissolution, penalty fee of twenty-five dollars, plus the renewal fee of fifty dollars plus the department of licensing's handling fee of nine dollars;

(5) Reinstatement, one hundred dollars plus all delinquent license or annual fees and a twenty-five percent penalty computed on the total amount;

(6) Articles of merger, twenty dollars for each listed company;

(7) Certificate of change of registered agent, registered office address, ((resignation of registered agent)) or designation of new registered agent, ((thirty)) ten dollars per entity name;

(8) Resignation of registered agent, twenty dollars per entity name;

(9) An initial report or amended annual report, ten dollars;

(((9))) (10) Registration, reservation, or transfer of name, thirty dollars;

(((10))) (11) Certificate of cancellation, administrative dissolution or dissolution by judicial decree, or revocation of certificate of authority, no fee;

(((11))) (12) Agent's consent to act as agent, agent's resignation if appointed without consent, or annual report when filed concurrently with annual license fee, no fee; and

(((12))) (13) Other statement or report filed, ten dollars.

Under special circumstances, the filing party may petition the secretary in writing to request a waiver of emergency or penalty fees.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 25.15 RCW and 1994 c 211.  94-19-005, 434-130-090, filed 9/8/94, effective 10/1/94.]

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