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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 11A : Vermont Business Corporations

Chapter 001 : General Provisions

Subchapter 002 : Filing Documents

(Cite as: 11A V.S.A. § 1.23)
  • § 1.23. Effective time and date of document

    (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, subsection 1.24(c) of this title, and section 2.03 of this title, a document accepted for filing is effective:

    (1) at the date and time of filing, as evidenced by such means as the Secretary of State may use for the purpose of recording the date and time of filing; or

    (2) at the time specified in the document as its effective time on the date it is filed.

    (b) A document may specify a delayed effective time and date, and if it does so the document becomes effective at the time and date specified. If a delayed effective date but no time is specified, the document is effective at the close of business on that date. A delayed effective date for a document may not be later than the 90th day after the date it is filed. (Added 1993, No. 85, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1994; amended 2007, No. 190 (Adj. Sess.), § 79, eff. June 6, 2008.)