Indiana Code Title 26. Commercial Law § 26-1-9.1-706

Sec. 706. (a) The filing of an initial financing statement in the office specified in IC 26-1-9.1-501 continues the effectiveness of a financing statement filed before IC 26-1-9.1 takes effect if:

(1) the filing of an initial financing statement in that office would be effective to perfect a security interest under IC 26-1-9.1;

(2) the pre-effective-date financing statement was filed in an office in another state or another office in this state;  and

(3) the initial financing statement satisfies subsection (c).

(b) The filing of an initial financing statement under subsection (a) continues the effectiveness of the pre-effective date financing statement if the initial financing statement is filed:

(1) before IC 26-1-9.1 takes effect, for the period provided in IC 26-1-9-403 (before its repeal) for a financing statement;  and

(2) after IC 26-1-9.1 takes effect, for the period provided in IC 26-1-9.1-515 for an initial financing statement.

(c) To be effective for purposes of subsection (a), an initial financing statement must:

(1) satisfy the requirements of IC 26-1-9.1-501 through IC 26-1-9.1-526 for an initial financing statement;

(2) identify the pre-effective-date financing statement by indicating the office in which the financing statement was filed and providing the dates of filing and file numbers, if any, of the financing statement and of the most recent continuation statement filed with respect to the financing statement;  and

(3) indicate that the pre-effective-date financing statement remains effective.

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