1309.522 Maintenance and destruction of records - UCC 9-522.

(A) The filing office shall maintain a record of the information provided in a filed financing statement for not less than one year after the effectiveness of the financing statement has lapsed under section 1309.515 of the Revised Code with respect to all secured parties of record. The record must be retrievable by using the name of the debtor and:

(1) If the record was filed in the filing office described in division (A)(1) of section 1309.501 of the Revised Code, by using the file number assigned to the initial financing statement to which the record relates and the date and time that the record was filed; or

(2) If the record was filed in the filing office described in division (A)(2) of section 1309.501 of the Revised Code, by using the file number assigned to the initial financing statement to which the record relates.

(B) Except as otherwise provided in Chapter 149. of the Revised Code or any other provision of the Revised Code governing disposition of public records, the filing office immediately may destroy any written record evidencing a financing statement. However, if the filing office destroys a written record, it shall maintain another record of the financing statement that complies with division (A) of this section.

Cite as R.C. § 1309.522

History. Effective Date: 07-01-2001