(1) Subject to section 1782.63 of the Revised Code, one signed copy of the certificate of limited partnership, any certificate of amendment, cancellation, amendment of certificate of cancellation, disclaimer of general partner status, or cancellation of disclaimer of general partner status, or any judicial decree of amendment or cancellation shall be filed with the secretary of state.
(2) A person who executes a certificate as described in division (A)(1) of this section as an agent or fiduciary is not required to exhibit evidence of the person's authority as a prerequisite to filing that certificate.
(3) Upon receipt of all filing fees required by law, the secretary of state shall accept a certificate or other document executed as described in division (A)(1) of this section for filing and shall make a copy of the certificate or other document by microfilm or by any other authorized photostatic or digitized process. Evidence of the filing shall be returned to the person filing the certificate or document.
(B) Upon the filing of a certificate of amendment or judicial decree of amendment with the secretary of state, the certificate of limited partnership shall be amended as set forth in the certificate or decree of amendment. Upon the effective date of a certificate of cancellation or a judicial decree of cancellation, the certificate of limited partnership shall be canceled.
(C) The duties imposed upon the secretary of state by this chapter are ministerial. The secretary of state shall not make any determination regarding the legal sufficiency of any certificate or other document presented for filing that appears on its face to be legally sufficient.
Effective Date: 07-29-1998 .