1782.62 Pre-existing foreign limited partnerships.

A foreign limited partnership that filed a copy of its certificate of limited partnership in the office of a county recorder and was transacting business in this state immediately prior to April 4, 1985, is deemed to be registered as a foreign limited partnership in this state within the meaning of sections 1782.49 to 1782.53 of the Revised Code. It may continue to transact business in this state in accordance with all of the following:

(A) A pre-existing foreign limited partnership is not subject to the provisions of section 1782.51 of the Revised Code with respect to its name as set forth in its certificate of limited partnership on or after April 4, 1985. It becomes subject to such provisions if, and at the time, any change in its name is made on or after April 4, 1985.

(B) A pre-existing foreign limited partnership is not subject to the provisions of division (C) of section 1782.49 of the Revised Code until the execution and filing of a restated certificate of limited partnership. At such time, the general partners of a pre-existing foreign limited partnership shall appoint and thereafter continuously maintain an agent for service of process as provided in division (C) of section 1782.49 of the Revised Code.

(C) A pre-existing foreign limited partnership that does not file an application and register in accordance with sections 1782.49 to 1782.53 of the Revised Code but relies on this section is deemed to have appointed the secretary of state as its agent for service of process as provided in division (D) of section 1782.49 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 1782.62

History. Effective Date: 07-01-1994