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2016 Florida Statutes

F.S. 605.0207
605.0207 Effective date and time.Except as otherwise provided in s. 605.0208, and subject to s. 605.0209(3), any document delivered to the department for filing under this chapter may specify an effective time and a delayed effective date. In the case of initial articles of organization, a prior effective date may be specified in the articles of organization if such date is within 5 business days before the date of filing. Subject to ss. 605.0114, 605.0115, 605.0208, and 605.0209, a record filed by the department is effective:
(1) If the record does not specify an effective time and does not specify a prior or a delayed effective date, on the date and at the time the record is filed as evidenced by the department’s endorsement of the date and time on the record.
(2) If the record specifies an effective time, but not a prior or delayed effective date, on the date the record is filed at the time specified in the record.
(3) If the record specifies a delayed effective date, but not an effective time, at 12:01 a.m. on the earlier of:
(a) The specified date; or
(b) The 90th day after the record is filed.
(4) If the record is the initial articles of organization and specifies a date before the effective date, but no effective time, at 12:01 a.m. on the later of:
(a) The specified date; or
(b) The 5th business day before the record is filed.
(5) If the record is the initial articles of organization and specifies an effective time and a delayed effective date, at the specified time on the earlier of:
(a) The specified date; or
(b) The 90th day after the record is filed.
(6) If the record specifies an effective time and a prior effective date, at the specified time on the later of:
(a) The specified date; or
(b) The 5th business day before the record is filed.
History.s. 2, ch. 2013-180.