TITLE 6A
Uniform Commercial Code

CHAPTER 6A-9
Secured Transactions

PART 6A-9-501
Filing

SECTION 6A-9-522


§ 6A-9-522 Maintenance and destruction of records.

(a) Post-lapse maintenance and retrieval of information. The filing office shall maintain a record of the information provided in a filed financing statement for at least one year after the effectiveness of the financing statement has lapsed under § 6A-9-515 with respect to all secured parties of record. The record must be retrievable by using the name of the debtor and:

(1) If the record was filed in the filing office described in § 6A-9-501(a)(1), by using (i) the file number assigned to the initial financing statement to which the record relates, (ii) the date and time that the record was filed, or (iii) the book and page references of the filing; or

(2) If the record was filed in the filing office described in § 6A-9-501(a)(2), by using the file number assigned to the initial financing statement to which the record relates.

(b) Destruction of written records. Except to the extent that a statute governing disposition of public records provides otherwise, the filing office immediately may destroy any written record evidencing a financing statement. However, if the filing office destroys a written record, it shall maintain another record of the financing statement which complies with subsection (a).

History of Section.
(P.L. 2000, ch. 182, § 6; P.L. 2000, ch. 420, § 6.)