Delivery to and Filing of Records by Filing Office; Effective Time and Date.
a. A record authorized or required to be delivered to the filing office for filing under this act shall be captioned to describe the record's purpose, be in a medium permitted by the filing office, and be delivered to the filing office. If the filing fees have been paid, unless the filing office determines that a record does not comply with the filing requirements of this act, the filing office shall file the record and:
(1) for a statement of denial under section 29 of this act, 1 send an acknowledgement confirming the filing and a receipt for the fees to the person who submitted the record; and
(2) for all other records, send an acknowledgement confirming the filing and a receipt for the fees to the person who submitted the record.
b. Upon request and payment of the requisite fee, the filing office shall send to the requester a certified copy of a requested record.
c. Except as otherwise provided in sections 15 and 23 of this act, 2 a record delivered to the filing office for filing under this act may specify a delayed effective date. Subject to section 15, subsection d. of section 18 3 and section 23 of this act, a record filed by the filing office is effective:
(1) if the record does not specify a delayed effective date, on the date the record is filed as evidenced by the filing office's endorsement of the date on the record; and
(2) if the record specifies a delayed effective date after the date the record is filed as evidenced by the filing office's endorsement of the date on the record, on the delayed effective date.
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