standard size of forms and all attachments shall be 8 1/2 x 11. Exceptions may
be made for "Certificates of Existence" accompanying forms MBCA 2 and 12, which
may be 8 1/2 x 14, as well as documents secured from other states.
B.Forms which do not conform to the size and
content of the prescribed forms may be rejected by the Secretary of
C. All documents must be
originally signed, i.e., bear original signatures, not rubber-stamped or
machine made copies of signatures.
D. Document filing date shall be the date the
document is first received in the Bureau of Corporations, Elections and
Commissions in proper filing order with the appropriate filing fees. The
Secretary of State is required to return documents that do not meet statutory
or rule requirements. The Secretary of State reserves the right to determine
that a document is in proper filing order. As a courtesy to filers, the
Secretary of State may, in its discretion, correct typographical errors or make
other corrections if authorized to do so by the filer. The Secretary of State
may require written authorization from the filer as a condition to making such
E. Refunds of $5.00 or
less will not be processed.