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Washington Revised Code Title 62A. Uniform Commercial Code § 62A.9A-310 62A.9A-310. When filing required to perfect security interest or agricultural lien;  security interests and agricultural liens to which filing provisions do not apply

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(a) General rule:  Perfection by filing.  Except as otherwise provided in subsections (b) and (d) of this section and RCW 62A.9A-312(b), a financing statement must be filed to perfect all security interests and agricultural liens.

(b) Exceptions:  Filing not necessary.  The filing of a financing statement is not necessary to perfect a security interest:

(1) That is perfected under RCW 62A.9A-308 (d), (e), (f), or (g);

(2) That is perfected under RCW 62A.9A-309 when it attaches;

(3) In property subject to a statute, regulation, or treaty described in RCW 62A.9A-311(a);

(4) In goods in possession of a bailee which is perfected under RCW 62A.9A-312(d) (1) or (2);

(5) In certificated securities, documents, goods, or instruments which is perfected without filing, control, or possession under RCW 62A.9A-312 (e), (f), or (g);

(6) In collateral in the secured party's possession under RCW 62A.9A-313;

(7) In a certificated security which is perfected by delivery of the security certificate to the secured party under RCW 62A.9A-313;

(8) In deposit accounts, electronic chattel paper, electronic documents, investment property, or letter-of-credit rights which is perfected by control under RCW 62A.9A-314;

(9) In proceeds which is perfected under RCW 62A.9A-315;  or

(10) That is perfected under RCW 62A.9A-316.

(c) Assignment of perfected security interest.  If a secured party assigns a perfected security interest or agricultural lien, a filing under this Article is not required to continue the perfected status of the security interest against creditors of and transferees from the original debtor.

(d) Further exception:  Filing not necessary for handler's lien.  The filing of a financing statement is not necessary to perfect the agricultural lien of a handler on orchard crops as provided in RCW 60.11.020(3).

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Washington Revised Code Title 62A. Uniform Commercial Code § 62A.9A-310 62A.9A-310. When filing required to perfect security interest or agricultural lien;  security interests and agricultural liens to which filing provisions do not apply - last updated April 06, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wa/title-62a-uniform-commercial-code/wa-rev-code-62a-9a-310/


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