36 U.S. Code § 150711 - Service of process

§ 150711.
Service of process

The corporation shall have a designated agent in the District of Columbia to receive service of process for the corporation. Designation of the agent shall be filed in the office of the clerk of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Notice to or service on the agent, or mailed to the business address of the agent, is notice to or service on the corporation.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427, § 5(b), 67 Stat. 563.

The word “have” is substituted for “maintain” for consistency in the revised title. The words “at all times” are omitted as unnecessary. The words “to receive” are substituted for “authorized to accept”, and the words “is notice to or service on” are substituted for “shall be deemed sufficient notice or service upon”, for consistency in the revised title.


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