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Apr 26

April 26, 2017

Arkansas – Legislation Amends Recording of Deeds

Arkansas – Legislation Amends Recording of Deeds

House Bill 1940 (Act No. 656) signed by the governor March 27 and effective 91 days after adjournment (projected as May 19) allows a deed to be recorded by the county clerk without an affidavit of compliance or a receipt showing proof of tax paid attached to the deed, if the transaction is exempt from real property transfer tax.
Apr 25

April 25, 2017

Kentucky – New Legislation Amends Business Entity Statutes

Kentucky – New Legislation Amends Business Entity Statutes

Senate  Bill 235 (Act 193) became law without the governor’s signature April 11 and effective June 29 amends business entity statutes regarding derivative proceedings and charging orders against entities and provides that certain actions against an entity or foreign entity that maintains a registered office may be brought in the county where the registered office is situated.
Apr 24

April 24, 2017

Arizona – Bill Establishes Guidelines for Blockchain Technology

Arizona – Bill Establishes Guidelines for Blockchain Technology

House Bill 2417 (Chapter 97) signed by the governor March 29 and effective 91 days after adjournment (projected to be June 7) establishes guidelines for blockchain technology regarding electronic signatures and records under the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) for sales, leases and documents of title.
Apr 19

April 19, 2017

Colorado – Changes to Charities Program E-Filing System Effective April 20

Colorado – Changes to Charities Program E-Filing System Effective April 20

The Secretary of State posted information about changes to the Charities Program e-filing system effective Thursday, April 20 to enable multiple users to log in and complete filings on a registrant’s behalf. In addition, a new type of login is being introduced to allow third-party preparers to assist charities and fundraisers with their filings.
Apr 18

April 18, 2017

Tennessee – Legislation Amends Charitable Registration Requirements

Tennessee – Legislation Amends Charitable Registration Requirements

House Bill 81 signed by the governor and effective April 12 amended charitable registration requirements to require a nonprofit organization desiring financial assistance from a county or municipality to file either an annual audit or an annual report of receipts and expenditures in a form prescribed by the comptroller of the treasury.
Apr 17

April 17, 2017

Hawaii – Second Quarter Annual Business Reports Now Due

Hawaii – Second Quarter Annual Business Reports Now Due

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Business Registration Division (BREG) posted a reminder that second quarter annual business reports are due for entities which registered in Hawaii between April and June.
Apr 12

April 12, 2017

Mississippi – Senate Bill Amends Business Corporation Act

Mississippi – Senate Bill Amends Business Corporation Act

Senate Bill 2350 signed by the governor March 20 and effective July 1 amends the business corporation act to clarify that a voting trust agreement is valid for the duration of the agreement and that an administratively dissolved corporation continues its existence but may not carry on business except to wind up and liquidate the business and notify claimants.
Apr 11

April 11, 2017

Arizona – House Bill Clarifies Changes in Corporate Status

Arizona – House Bill Clarifies Changes in Corporate Status

House Bill 2438 signed by the governor March 31 and effective 91 days after adjournment (projected to be June 7) clarifies that a change in corporate status change is not a taxable event if there is no change among the owners, their ownership interests or the assets of the organization.
Apr 10

April 10, 2017

Kentucky – Legislation Authorizes Public Benefit Corporations

Kentucky – Legislation Authorizes Public Benefit Corporations

House Bill 345 (Act No. 28) signed by the governor March 20 and effective 90 days after adjournment (projected to be June 19) authorizes formation of public benefit corporations.  
Apr 7

April 7, 2017

CSC® Publishing expands its jurisdiction library with new  annotated business statutes collection for Connecticut and Rhode Island

CSC® Publishing expands its jurisdiction library with new annotated business statutes collection for Connecticut and Rhode Island

CSC® Publishing is pleased to introduce the inaugural 2017 edition of Connecticut & Rhode Island Laws Governing Business Entities. With up-to-date annotated business entity legislation for Connecticut and Rhode Island, as well as other valuable features that make your legal research faster and more efficient, this all-new publication is a valuable resource for the legal and business communities in the New England area. Our legal editors are careful to include a comprehensive scope of annotated business laws, selected Uniform Commercial Code…