Statement Of Merger Form. This is a California form and can be use in General Partnerships Secretary Of State.
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Changes to California Business Entity Filings (Updated May 15, 2013) As of January 1, 2013, new legal requirements apply to business entity documents filed with the California Secretary of State's office. Entity Addresses All formation/registration documents must include the business entity street address and mailing address. All foreign corporation and foreign limited liability company registration documents must include the street address of the principal business office address in California, if one exists. Agent Address All documents listing an individual person as an agent for service of process must include the agent's California street address. A post office box address is not acceptable. All documents listing a corporation as a California registered corporate agent must not list an address. The corporate agent's address is already on file. Certificate to Register as a Corporate Agent All corporate agents filing a certificate pursuant to California Corporations Code section 1505 must include the California street address where process may be served. A post office box address for a California registered corporate agent will not be accepted on any document. Future File Date Requests All future file date requests for corporation and limited liability company documents must be included within the document submitted or as an attachment to be made part of the filed document. Copy Requests The Secretary of State will no longer endorse and certify customer-provided copies. However, a customer who submits documents with a filing fee of $25.00 or more will receive one (1) uncertified copy of the documents for free and, at the time of filing, the free copy may be certified for a $5.00 certification fee. Customers requesting additional copies will be charged $1.00 for the first page and $0.50 for each additional page. Each certified copy requires an additional $5.00 certification fee. Note: While domestic stock and foreign corporations are required to pay a total of $25.00 when filing the required Statement of Information, the total fees include a $20.00 filing fee and a $5.00 disclosure fee. Therefore, customers requesting copies of a Statement of Information (corporation or limited liability company) must include the copy fees described above. SB 1532 - Business Entities Filings (REV. 05/2013) GP-6 DOCUMENT # ________________________________ State of California Secretary of State STATEMENT OF MERGER (Corporations Code section 16915(a).) A $30.00 filing fee must accompany this form. IMPORTANT -- Read all instructions before completing this form. This Space For Filing Use Only SURVIVING ENTITY INFORMATION 1. NAME OF SURVIVING ENTITY 2. TYPE OF ENTITY 3. CA SECRETARY OF STATE FILE NUMBER, IF ANY 4. JURISDICTION 5. STREET ADDRESS OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF SURVIVING ENTITY CITY AND STATE ZIP CODE 6. STREET ADDRESS OF CALIFORNIA OFFICE OF SURVIVING ENTITY, IF ANY CITY STATE ZIP CODE CA DISAPPEARING ENTITY INFORMATION 7. NAME OF DISAPPEARING ENTITY (If more than one entity is disappearing, attach additional pages with the required information.) 8. TYPE OF ENTITY 9. CA SECRETARY OF STATE FILE NUMBER, IF ANY 10. JURISDICTION ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 11. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SET FORTH ON ATTACHED PAGES, IF ANY, IS INCORPORATED HEREIN BY THIS REFERENCE AND MADE PART OF THIS STATEMENT. EXECUTION (If additional signature space is necessary, the signature(s) may be made on an attachment to this document. Any attachments to this document are incorporated herein by this reference.) 12. I CERTIFY UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY UNDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA THAT THE FOREGOING IS TRUE AND CORRECT OF MY OWN KNOWLEDGE. I DECLARE I AM THE PERSON WHO EXECUTED THIS INSTRUMENT, WHICH EXECUTION IS MY ACT AND DEED. SIGNATURE OF AUTHORIZED PERSON FOR THE SURVIVING ENTITY DATE TYPE OR PRINT NAME AND TITLE OF AUTHORIZED PERSON SIGNATURE OF AUTHORIZED PERSON FOR THE SURVIVING ENTITY GP-6 (REV 01/2013) DATE TYPE OR PRINT NAME AND TITLE OF AUTHORIZED PERSON APPROVED BY SECRETARY OF STATE Instructions for Completing the Statement of Merger (Form GP-6) Where to File: For easier completion, this form is available on the California Secretary of State's website at www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/forms.htm and can be completed online and printed to mail. The completed form can be mailed to Secretary of State, Document Filing Support Unit, P.O. Box 944225, Sacramento, CA 94244-2250 or delivered in person (drop off) to the Sacramento office. If you are not completing this form online, please type or legibly print in black or blue ink. This form is filed only in the Sacramento office. Legal Authority: Statutory filing provisions are found in California Corporations Code section 16915(a). statutory references are to the California Corporations Code, unless otherwise indicated. All This Statement of Merger may only be used for mergers involving a domestic partnership, in which another partnership or a foreign other business entity is a party, but in which no other domestic "other business entity" is a party. [The term "other business entity" is defined in Section 16901(12).] Each party to the merger must be authorized by the laws under which it is organized to effect the merger. (Section 16910.) The filing of a Statement of Merger shall have the effect of filing a cancellation of any Statement of Partnership Authority filed by a disappearing registered general partnership. (Section 16915(c).) The Statement of Merger may not be filed if a domestic "other business entity" is a party to the merger. To effect the merger, a Certificate of Merger (Form OBE MERGER-1) must be filed pursuant to Section 16915(b). To get Form OBE MERGER-1, go to www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/forms.htm. Fees: The fee for filing a Statement of Merger is $30.00. A non-refundable $15.00 special handling fee is applicable for processing documents delivered in person (drop off) at the Sacramento office. The preclearance and/or expedited filing of a document within a guaranteed time frame can be requested for an additional nonrefundable fee in lieu of the special handling fee. For detailed information about preclearance and expedited filing services, go to www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/service-options.htm. The special handling fee or preclearance and expedited filing services are not applicable to documents submitted by mail. Check(s) should be made payable to the Secretary of State. Copies: Upon filing, we will return one (1) uncertified copy of your filed