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 one hundred fifty dollars ($150);

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

(3) For filing articles of merger or consolidation and issuing a certificate, a fee of one hundred dollars ($100);

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

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

(10) For filing a statement of change of resident agent and address of registered agent, a fee of twenty dollars ($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 fifteen dollars ($15.00), which amount may be recovered as taxable costs by the party to the suit, 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 fifty dollars ($50.00);

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

(15) For filing an application for registration as a foreign limited-liability company, a fee of one hundred fifty dollars ($150);

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

(17) For filing a certificate of cancellation of a foreign limited-liability company, a fee of seventy-five dollars ($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 cost 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); and

(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; P.L. 2018, ch. 346, § 15.)