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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 46 - 9 - 526 §46-9-526. Filing-office rules.

(a) Adoption of filing-office rules. The secretary of state shall propose rules for legislative approval consistent with this article and in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code.

(1) Consistent with this article; and

(2) Promulgated pursuant to the provisions of chapter twenty-nine-a of this code.

(b) Harmonization of rules. To keep the filing-office rules and practices of the filing office in harmony with the rules and practices of filing offices in other jurisdictions that enact substantially this part, and to keep the technology used by the filing office compatible with the technology used by filing offices in other jurisdictions that enact substantially this part, the secretary of state, so far as is consistent with the purposes, policies and provisions of this article, in proposing filing-office rules for legislative approval, shall:

(1) Consult with filing offices in other jurisdictions that enact substantially this part; and

(2) Consult the most recent version of the model rules promulgated by the international association of corporate administrators or any successor organization; and

(3) Take into consideration the rules and practices of, and the technology used by, filing offices in other jurisdictions that enact substantially this part.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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