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WVC 46 - 9 - 807 §46-9-807. Amendment of preeffective-date financing statement.

     (a) "Preeffective-date financing statement". -- In this section, "preeffective-date financing statement" means a financing statement filed before the amendments to this article during the 2012 Regular Legislative Session take effect.

     (b) Applicable law. -- After the amendments to this article during the 2012 Regular Legislative Session take effect, a person may add or delete collateral covered by, continue or terminate the effectiveness of, or otherwise amend the information provided in, a preeffective-date financing statement only in accordance with the law of the jurisdiction governing perfection as provided in this article as amended during the 2012 Regular Legislative Session. However, the effectiveness of a preeffective-date financing statement also may be terminated in accordance with the law of the jurisdiction in which the financing statement is filed.

     (c) Method of amending: general rule. -- Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d), if the law of this state governs perfection of a security interest, the information in a preeffective-date financing statement may be amended after the amendments to this article during the 2012 Regular Legislative Session take effect only if:

     (1) The preeffective-date financing statement and an amendment are filed in the office specified in section 9-501;

     (2) An amendment is filed in the office specified in section 9-501 concurrently with, or after the filing in that office of, an initial financing statement that satisfies section 9-806(c); or

     (3) An initial financing statement that provides the information as amended and satisfies section 9-806(c) is filed in the office specified in section 9-501.

     (d) Method of amending: continuation. -- If the law of this state governs perfection of a security interest, the effectiveness of a preeffective-date financing statement may be continued only under section 9-805(c) and (e) or 9-806.

     (e) Method of amending: additional termination rule. -- Whether or not the law of this state governs perfection of a security interest, the effectiveness of a preeffective-date financing statement filed in this state may be terminated after the amendments to this article during the 2012 Regular Legislative Session take effect by filing a termination statement in the office in which the preeffective-date financing statement is filed, unless an initial financing statement that satisfies section 9-806(c) has been filed in the office specified by the law of the jurisdiction governing perfection as provided in this article as amended during the 2012 Regular Legislative Session as the office in which to file a financing statement. Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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