(1) The articles of organization or any other document required to be filed pursuant to this chapter must be delivered to the secretary of state. If the secretary of state determines that the documents conform to the filing provisions of this chapter and that all required filing fees have been paid, the secretary of state shall:
(a) endorse on the signed document the word “filed” and the date and time of accepting the document for filing;
(b) retain the signed document in the secretary of state's files; and
(c) send a certification letter to the person who filed the document or to the person's representative.
(2) If the secretary of state is unable to make the determination required for filing by subsection (1) at the time any documents are delivered for filing, the documents are considered to have been filed at the time of delivery if the secretary of state subsequently determines that the documents as delivered conform to the filing provisions of 35-8-201 through 35-8-211 .
(3) All documents filed with the secretary of state must reflect the name of the limited liability company and all series of members within the limited liability company if the limited liability company has one or more series of members.
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