TITLE 7
Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships

CHAPTER 7-16
The Rhode Island Limited Liability Company Act

SECTION 7-16-65


§ 7-16-65 Filing, service, and copying fees.

The secretary of state shall charge and collect:

(1) For filing the original articles of organization, a fee of $150.00;

(2) For amending, restating or amending and restating the articles of organization, a fee of $50.00;

(3) For filing articles of merger or consolidation and issuing a certificate, a fee of $100.00;

(4) For filing articles of dissolution, a fee of $50.00;

(5) For issuing a certificate of good standing/letter of status, a fee of twenty dollars ($20.00);

(6) For issuing a certificate of fact, a fee of thirty dollars ($30.00);

(7) For furnishing a certified copy of any document, instrument or paper relating to a domestic or foreign limited liability company, a fee of fifteen cents ($.15) per page and ten dollars ($10.00) for the certificate and affirming the seal to it;

(8) For accepting an application for reservation of a name, or for filing a notice of the transfer or cancellation of any name reservation, a fee of $50.00;

(9) For filing a fictitious business name statement or abandonment of use of a fictitious business name, a fee of $50.00;

(10) For filing a statement of change of resident agent and address of registered agent, a fee of $20.00;

(11) For filing a statement of change of address only for a resident agent, no fee;

(12) For any service of notice, demand or process on the registered agent of a foreign or domestic limited liability company, a fee of $15.00, which amount may be recovered as taxable costs by the party to be sued, action or proceeding causing the service to be made if the party prevails in the suit;

(13) For filing an annual report, a fee of $50.00;

(14) For filing a certificate of correction, a fee of $50.00;

(15) For filing an application for registration as a foreign limited liability company, a fee of $150.00;

(16) For filing a certificate of amendment to the registration of a foreign limited liability company, a fee of $50.00; and

(17) For filing a certificate of cancellation of a foreign limited liability company, a fee of $75.00.

(18) At the time of any service of process upon the secretary of state as a resident agent of a limited liability company, fifteen dollars ($15.00), which amount may be recovered as a taxable costs by the party to the suit or action making the service if the party prevails in the suit or action.

(19) For filing any other statement or report, except an annual report, of a domestic or foreign limited liability company, a fee of ten dollars ($10.00).

(20) For filing a certificate of conversion to a non-Rhode Island entity, a fee of fifty dollars ($50.00).

History of Section.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 280, § 1; P.L. 1997, ch. 188, § 5; P.L. 2001, ch. 26, § 4; P.L. 2001, ch. 268, § 4; P.L. 2005, ch. 36, § 9; P.L. 2005, ch. 72, § 9; P.L. 2007, ch. 97, § 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 99, § 3; P.L. 2007, ch. 108, § 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 109, § 3; P.L. 2011, ch. 52, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 61, § 1.)