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2017 Florida Statutes

SECTION 2111
Liability of general partner after conversion or merger.
F.S. 620.2111
620.2111 Liability of general partner after conversion or merger.
(1) A conversion or merger under this act does not discharge any liability under ss. 620.1404 and 620.1607 of a person that was a general partner in or dissociated as a general partner from a converting or constituent limited partnership, but:
(a) The provisions of this act pertaining to the collection or discharge of the liability continue to apply to the liability.
(b) For the purposes of applying those provisions, the converted or surviving organization is deemed to be the converting or constituent limited partnership.
(c) If a person is required to pay any amount under this subsection:
1. The person has a right of contribution from each other person that was liable as a general partner under s. 620.1404 when the obligation was incurred and has not been released from the obligation under s. 620.1607.
2. The contribution due from each of those persons is in proportion to the right to receive distributions in the capacity of general partner in effect for each of those persons when the obligation was incurred.
(2) In addition to any other liability provided by law:
(a) A person that immediately before a conversion or merger became effective was a general partner in a converting or constituent limited partnership that was not a limited liability limited partnership is personally liable on a transaction entered into by the converted or surviving organization with a third party after the conversion or merger becomes effective, if, at the time the third party enters into the transaction, the third party:
1. Does not have notice of the conversion or merger.
2. Reasonably believes that:
a. The converted or surviving business is the converting or constituent limited partnership.
b. The converting or constituent limited partnership is not a limited liability limited partnership.
c. The person is a general partner in the converting or constituent limited partnership.
(b) A person that was dissociated as a general partner from a converting or constituent limited partnership before the conversion or merger became effective is personally liable on a transaction entered into by the converted or surviving organization with a third party after the conversion or merger becomes effective, if:
1. Immediately before the conversion or merger became effective the converting or surviving limited partnership was not a limited liability limited partnership.
2. At the time the third party enters into the transaction less than 2 years have passed since the person dissociated as a general partner and the third party:
a. Does not have notice of the dissociation.
b. Does not have notice of the conversion or merger.
c. Reasonably believes that the converted or surviving organization is the converting or constituent limited partnership, the converting or constituent limited partnership is not a limited liability limited partnership, and the person is a general partner in the converting or constituent limited partnership.
History.s. 17, ch. 2005-267.