1701.08 Acceptance of articles of incorporation and other certificates - filing not constructive notice of contents.

(A) When articles of incorporation and other certificates relating to the corporation are submitted to the secretary of state, the secretary of state shall, after finding that they comply with the provisions of sections 1701.01 to 1701.98 of the Revised Code, accept the articles and other certificates for filing and make a copy of the articles and other certificates by microfilm or by any authorized photostatic or digitized process. Evidence of the filing shall be returned to the person filing the articles or certificate.

(B) All persons shall have the opportunity of acquiring knowledge of the contents of the articles and other certificates filed and recorded in the office of the secretary of state, but no person dealing with the corporation shall be charged with constructive notice of the contents of any such articles or certificates by reason of such filing or recording.

Cite as R.C. § 1701.08

History. Effective Date: 07-29-1998