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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. § 1.29)
  • § 1.29. Signing false documents

    (a) No officer, director, or incorporator may sign a document, knowing that the document is false in any material respect, and intending that the document be delivered to the Secretary of State for filing.

    (b) A person who violates the provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall be fined not more than $1,000.00.

    (c) A person harmed by reliance on a false document filed in violation of the provisions of subsection (a) of this section may bring an action against the person signing and filing such document for damages and such further relief as the court deems proper. (Added 1993, No. 85, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1994.)