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  367.051.  Jurisdiction of state courts for all civil actions — nonresident to appoint secretary of state as agent for service. — The sale or pledge of tangible personal property by any person shall be deemed:

  (1)  An agreement by the person who sells or pledges that the person shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of this state in all civil actions and proceedings, arising out of the pledge or sale transaction, filed either by a resident or nonresident plaintiff;

  (2)  An appointment by any nonresident of the secretary of state as the person's lawful attorney and agent upon whom may be served all process in suits pertaining to the actions and proceedings arising out of the pledge or sale; and

  (3)  An agreement by any nonresident that any process in any suit so served shall be of the same legal force and validity as if personally served in this state.


(L. 1998 H.B. 1526 § 367.044 subsec. 6)

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