Section 42:2C-22

42:2C-22 Delivery to and Filing of Records by Filing Office; Effective Time and Date

22. 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, 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, 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 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.

L.2012, c.50, s.22.