Colorado Revised Statutes Title 7 Corporations and Associations § 7-90-304 Effective time and date of filed document

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) or (4) of this section, a document that is filed by the secretary of state is effective:

(a) If no time is stated in the filed document as its effective time, then at the time of filing on the date it is filed, as evidenced by the records of the secretary of state;  or

(b) If a time is stated in the filed document as its effective time, then at the later of the stated time on the date it is filed, as such date is stated in the records of the secretary of state, or the time the filed document is filed by the secretary of state, as such time is stated in the records of the secretary of state.

(2) A filed document may state a delayed effective time and date, and if it does so the filed document becomes effective at the later of the time and date so stated or the time and date the filed document is filed by the secretary of state, as such time and date are stated in the records of the secretary of state.  If a filed document states a delayed effective date but not a time, the filed document is effective at the later of 11:59 p.m. on that date or the time and date the filed document is filed by the secretary of state, as such time and date are stated in the records of the secretary of state.  If a filed document states a delayed effective date that is later than the ninetieth day after the date the filed document is filed, the filed document is effective at 11:59 p.m. on the ninetieth day after it is filed.  A filed document may state the order in which the matters provided for in the filed document are deemed to have occurred.  This subsection (2) may be limited by other provisions of this title.  In the event of conflict between this subsection (2) and any other provision of this title, such other provision of this title controls.

(3) If a filed document states a delayed effective date pursuant to subsection (2) of this section, the filed document may be prevented from becoming effective if a person to which the filed document relates delivers to the secretary of state, for filing pursuant to this part 3, on or before the earlier of the stated effective date of the document or the ninetieth day after the filed document was filed, a statement of correction revoking the filed document.

(4) If two or more documents are simultaneously delivered to the secretary of state, each of the documents shall be deemed to have been filed simultaneously if each identifies, to the satisfaction of the secretary of state, all of the documents that are to be deemed to have been filed simultaneously and states that all of such documents are to be deemed to have been filed simultaneously.  All of such documents shall be deemed to have been filed at the time and on the date of filing of the first of such documents to be filed, as such time and date are evidenced by the records of the secretary of state.  If any of such documents is rejected by the secretary of state, all of such documents shall be deemed to have been rejected by the secretary of state.


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