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Corporations Code - CORP

TITLE 2. PARTNERSHIPS [15800 - 16962]

  ( Title 2 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 383. )
  

CHAPTER 4.5. Uniform Limited Partnership Act of 2008 [15900 - 15912.07]

  ( Heading of Chapter 4.5 renumbered from Chapter 5.5 by Stats. 2013, Ch. 76, Sec. 26. )
  

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [15900 - 15901.17]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 495, Sec. 20. )

  
15901.09.  

(a) The exclusive right to the use of a name that complies with Section 15901.08 may be reserved by:

(1) a person intending to organize a limited partnership under this chapter and to adopt the name;

(2) a limited partnership or a foreign limited partnership authorized to transact business in this state intending to adopt the name;

(3) a foreign limited partnership intending to obtain a certificate of registration to transact business in this state and adopt the name;

(4) a person intending to organize a foreign limited partnership and intending to have it obtain a certificate of registration to transact business in this state and adopt the name;

(5) a foreign limited partnership formed under the name; or

(6) a foreign limited partnership formed under a name that does not comply with subdivision (b) or (c) of Section 15901.08, but the name reserved under this paragraph may differ from the foreign limited partnership’s name only to the extent necessary to comply with subdivision (b) or (c) of Section 15901.08.

(b) Upon payment of the fee prescribed by Section 12188 of the Government Code, any person may apply to reserve a name under subdivision (a), and obtain from the Secretary of State a certificate of reservation of any name not prohibited by Section 15901.08. If the Secretary of State finds that the name is available for use by the applicant, the Secretary of State shall issue a certificate of name reservation and thereby reserve the name for the exclusive use of the applicant for 60 days.

(c) An applicant that has reserved a name pursuant to subdivision (b) may reserve the same name for an additional 60-day period. The Secretary of State shall not issue a certificate reserving the same name for two or more consecutive 60-day periods to the same applicant or for the use or benefit of the same person.

(d) A person that has reserved a name under this section may transfer the reserved name to another person, effective upon delivery to the Secretary of State of a signed notice of transfer that states the reserved name and the name and address of the person to which the reservation is to be transferred.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 834, Sec. 21. Effective January 1, 2015.)