TITLE 6A
Uniform Commercial Code

CHAPTER 6A-9
Secured Transactions

PART 6A-9-701
Transition

SECTION 6A-9-707


§ 6A-9-707 Amendment of pre-effective-date financing statement.

(a) Pre-effective date financing statement. In this section, "pre-effective-date financing statement" means a financing statement filed before this chapter takes effect.

(b) Applicable law. After this chapter takes effect, a person may add or delete collateral covered by, continue or terminate the effectiveness of, or otherwise amend the information provided in, a pre-effective-date financing statement only in accordance with the law of the jurisdiction governing perfection as provided in part 3. However, the effectiveness of a pre-effective-date financing statement also may be terminated in accordance with the law of the jurisdiction in which the financing statement is filed.

(c) Method of amending: general rule. Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d), if the law of this state governs perfection of a security interest, the information in a pre-effective-date financing statement may be amended after this chapter takes effect only if:

(1) The pre-effective-date financing statement and an amendment are filed in the office specified in § 6A-9-501;

(2) An amendment is filed in the office specified in § 6A-9-501 concurrently with, or after the filing in that office of, an initial financing statement that satisfies § 6A-9-706(c); or

(3) An initial financing statement that provides the information as amended and satisfies § 6A-9-706(c) is filed in the office specified in § 6A-9-501.

(d) Method of amending: continuation. If the law of this state governs perfection of a security interest, the effectiveness of a pre-effective-date financing statement may be continued only under § 6A-9-705(d) and (f) or 6A-9-706.

(e) Method of amending: additional termination rule. Whether or not the law of this state governs perfection of a security interest, the effectiveness of a pre-effective-date financing statement filed in this state may be terminated after this chapter takes effect by filing a termination statement in the office in which the pre-effective-date financing statement is filed, unless an initial financing statement that satisfies § 6A-9-706(c) has been filed in the office specified by the law of the jurisdiction governing perfection as provided in part 3 as the office in which to file a financing statement.

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