Sec. 21001.1 - Corporate Names

ยง 21001.1. Corporate Names

(a) Except as provided in Sections 2106 and 13409(a) of the Corporations Code, the Secretary of State shall not file a document or grant a name reservation that includes a proposed corporate name that is not distinguishable in the records of the Secretary of State from that of an existing corporate name.

(b) The Secretary of State shall not file a document or grant a name reservation that sets forth a proposed corporate name that is likely to mislead the public.

(1. New section filed 11-19-2013; operative 1-1-2014 (Register 2013, No. 47). 2. Amendment of subsection (a), repealer of subsection (b) and subsection relettering filed 1-21-2021; operative 1-21-2021 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2021, No. 4).)

Note: Authority cited: Sections 8, 110, 201, 2101, 2106, 2601, 5008, 5122, 7122, 9122, 12214, 12302 and 13409, Corporations Code. Reference: Sections 8, 110, 167, 171, 201, 2101, 2106, 2601, 5008, 5122, 6910, 7122, 8910, 9122, 12214, 12302 and 13409, Corporations Code.

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