Code Section

Government Code - GOV

TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )
  

DIVISION 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT [11000 - 15986]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )
  

PART 2. CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS [12001 - 12790]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )
  

CHAPTER 3. Secretary of State [12152 - 12279]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )
  

ARTICLE 3. Business Programs [12180 - 12197]
  ( Article 3 repealed and added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 1000, Sec. 54. )

  
12197.  

The Secretary of State shall charge and collect, as applicable, fees for the following:

(a) Service of process, as provided in Section 15800 of the Corporations Code, for every partnership other than a foreign limited partnership subject to Article 9 (commencing with Section 15691) of Chapter 3 or Article 9 (commencing with Section 15909.01) of Chapter 5.5 of Title 2 of the Corporations Code or a commercial banking partnership established and transacting business in a place without the United States, which is domiciled without this state and has no regular place of business within the state: Fifty dollars ($50).

(b) Service of process for each registered limited liability partnership whose principal office is not in this state and each foreign limited liability partnership registered under Section 16959 of the Corporations Code: Fifty dollars ($50).

(c) Acceptance of copies of process against a corporation, firm, partnership, limited liability company, association, business trust, or natural person: Fifty dollars ($50), unless another fee is specified by law or the law specifies that no fee is to be charged.

(d) Filing a statement of resignation by an individual or entity previously designated as an agent for service of process by a limited liability company pursuant to the Corporations Code or the Financial Code: No fee.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 419, Sec. 23. Effective January 1, 2013. Operative January 1, 2014, by Sec. 32 of Ch. 419.)