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Chapter 347

< > Effective - 01 Dec 1993, see footnote    bottom

  347.053.  False statements in documents, action for damages — failure to timely file, civil penalty, waiver — effect. — 1.  If articles of organization, articles of amendment, a notice of winding up, or a notice of merger or consolidation filed pursuant to sections 347.010 to 347.187 contains a false statement, one who suffers loss by good faith reliance on such statement may recover damages for the loss from the limited liability company and from the person or persons who executed such document, or caused another to execute it on his behalf, knowing the statement to be false at the time such document was executed.

  2.  If the person or persons required under section 347.047 to execute the articles of amendment fail to file the articles of amendment within the time period prescribed in subsection 2 of section 347.041, the limited liability company and such person or persons shall be assessed by the secretary a civil penalty in the aggregate amount of ten dollars a day for each day the amendment has not been delivered to the secretary, but not to exceed one thousand dollars; except that the secretary may waive the penalty upon showing of reasonable cause for the failure to amend in a timely manner, and in no event shall a penalty be imposed under this section if a proceeding under section 347.049 has been commenced within such time period.  Failure to file articles of amendment, a notice of winding up or articles of termination shall not be grounds for imposing liability on any person for the debts and obligations of the limited liability company.


(L. 1993 S.B. 66 & 20 § 359.730)

Effective 12-01-93

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