The Secretary of State posted a news release that 29 benefit companies registered January 2 on the first day the new benefit company legislation (House Bill 2296) was effective in Oregon. More information is available on their blog.
HB 2915 (Chapter 139), effective January 1, relates to annual meetings for religious corporations. The bill text can be accessed here.
The Office of the Secretary of State Corporation Division’s new website will be launched Saturday, November 16. All renewals except domestic LLC, domestic nonprofit and assumed business names must be filed online and any payment received with a renewal notification
The Office of the Secretary of State Corporation Division announced mandatory staff training on Tuesday November 5 and Wednesday November 6 will delay turnaround times to process walk-in filings. The office policy is filings and copy requests will be processed
House Bill 2417 signed by the governor July 25 and effective January 1, 2014 increases document recording fees collected by county clerk offices. The fee increases from $15 to $20 to fund services to veterans. View Oregon HB2417.
The Secretary of State Corporation Division announced that starting the week of August 19 domestic entities (except for assumed business names, LLCs and non-profit corporations) will be directed to file annual reports online as foreign entities have previously done in
The Secretary of State posted a release regarding changes to notary law effective September 1. More information is available at http://filinginoregon.com/pages/notary/notary_news/notary-law-changes.html.
House Bill 2296 (Chapter No. 269) signed by the governor June 4 and effective January 1 authorizes formation of benefit corporations. The bill text can be accessed at http://www.leg.state.or.us/13reg/measpdf/hb2200.dir/hb2296.en.pdf.
SB 141 (Chapter 158) signed by the governor and effective May 16 relates to the crime of signing a false business entity document for filing. The bill text can be accessed at http://www.leg.state.or.us/13reg/measpdf/sb0100.dir/sb0141.en.pdf.
The Corporation Division posted a scam alert to Oregon corporations regarding a deceptive solicitation from “Corporate Records Service” to prepare annual minutes for a fee of $125.00. The Corporation Division does not require corporations to file with Corporate Records Service”