1776.87 Action by foreign limited liability partnership.

(A) A foreign limited liability partnership transacting business in this state may not maintain an action or proceeding in this state unless it has in effect a statement of foreign qualification.

(B) The failure of a foreign limited liability partnership to have a statement of foreign qualification that is in effect does not impair the validity of any contract or act of that partnership or preclude it from defending an action or proceeding in this state.

(C) A limitation on personal liability of a partner is not waived or otherwise affected by transacting business in this state without a statement of foreign qualification.

(D) If a foreign limited liability partnership transacts business in this state without a statement of foreign qualification, the secretary of state is its agent for service of process with respect to a right of action arising out of the transaction of business in this state.

Effective Date: 2008 HB332 08-06-2008