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Title 10 – Corporations and Associations
Chapter 27 – Name-nonprofit Corporations
Article 1 – General Provisions
- A. A person may reserve the exclusive use of a corporate name, including a fictitious name to be adopted by a foreign corporation under section 10-11506, by delivering an application to the commission for filing. The application shall be executed by the applicant or an authorized agent of the applicant and shall set forth the name and address of the applicant and the name proposed to be reserved. If the commission finds that the corporate name applied for is available, it shall reserve the name for the applicant’s exclusive use for a nonrenewable one hundred twenty day period.
- B. The owner of a reserved corporate name may transfer the reservation to another person by delivering to the commission a notice of the transfer that shall be executed by the applicant or an authorized agent of the applicant and that states the name and address of the transferee. The transfer shall not extend the period for which the name is reserved.