When any number of persons, not less than three nor more than twenty-five, desire to form a limited partnership association for the purpose of conducting any business or occupation within the United States or elsewhere, except for dealing in real estate or for banking, whose principal office or place of business will be established and maintained in this state, by subscribing and contributing capital to such association, which capital shall alone be liable for its debts, such persons may sign and acknowledge a statement, in writing, before some officer competent to take the acknowledgment of deeds, in which must be set forth the full names of such persons; the amount of capital subscribed for by each; the total amount of capital, one third of which shall be paid within thirty days of the filing of their statement with the county recorder as provided in this section and two thirds of which shall be paid within twelve months thereafter; the character of the business to be conducted, and its location; the name of the association, with "limited" as part of it; the contemplated duration of the association, which in no case shall exceed twenty years; and the names of the officers of the association, selected in conformity with sections 1783.01 to 1783.12, inclusive, of the Revised Code. Any amendment of such statement shall be made only in like manner. Such statement and amendments must be recorded in the office of the county recorder of the proper county.
Such association shall not loan its credit, its name, or its capital to any person or corporation.
Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .