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Title 9A : Uniform Commercial Code

Article 009 : Secured Transactions

(Cite as: 9A V.S.A. § 9-501)
  • § 9-501. Filing office

    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this section, if the local law of this State governs perfection of a security interest or agricultural lien, the office in which to file a financing statement to perfect the security interest or agricultural lien is:

    (1) the office designated for the recording of a record of a mortgage on the related real property, if:

    (A) the collateral is as-extracted collateral or timber to be cut; or

    (B) the financing statement is filed as a fixture filing and the collateral is goods that are or are to become fixtures; or

    (2) the Office of the Secretary of State, in all other cases, including a case in which the collateral is goods that are or are to become fixtures and the financing statement is not filed as a fixture filing.

    (b) The office in which to file a financing statement to perfect a security interest in collateral, including fixtures, of a transmitting utility is the Office of the Secretary of State. The financing statement also constitutes a fixture filing as to the collateral indicated in the financing statement which is or is to become fixtures. (Added 1999, No. 106 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. July 1, 2001.)