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Section 1309.520 | Acceptance and refusal to accept record - UCC 9-520.


(A) A filing office shall refuse to accept a record for filing for a reason specified in division (B) of section 1309.516 of the Revised Code and may refuse to accept a record for filing only for a reason specified in that division. However, the secretary of state's office shall redact social security and employer identification numbers from filings posted on its web site.

(B) If a filing office refuses to accept a record for filing, it shall communicate to the person who presented the record the fact of and reason for the refusal and the date and time the record would have been filed had the filing office accepted it. The communication must be made at the time and in the manner prescribed by the applicable filing-office rule but, in the case of a filing office described in division (A)(2) of section 1309.501 of the Revised Code, in no event more than two business days after the filing office receives the record.

(C) A filed financing statement that satisfies divisions (A) and (B) of section 1309.502 of the Revised Code is effective, even if the filing office is required to refuse to accept it for filing under division (A) of this section. However, section 1309.338 of the Revised Code applies to a filed financing statement that provides information described in division (B)(5) of section 1309.516 of the Revised Code that is incorrect at the time the financing statement is filed.

(D) If a record communicated to a filing office provides information that relates to more than one debtor, sections 1309.501 to 1309.527 of the Revised Code apply as to each debtor separately.

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