Form Llc 2 PDF Details

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Form NameForm Llc 2
Form Length5 pages
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Avg. time to fill out1 min 15 sec
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2020 California Secretary of State

 

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Instructions for Completing the

Amendment to the Articles of Organization (Form LLC-2)

To amend the Articles of Organization of a limited liability company (LLC), you must file an Amendment to the Articles of Organization (Form LLC-2) with the California Secretary of State.

Before submitting the completed form, you should consult with a private attorney for advice about your specific business needs.

You must file a Statement of Information (Form LLC-12) to change the LLC’s business address(es), or to change the

name or address of the LLC's manager(s) or agent for service of process, which can be filed online at llcbizfile.sos.ca.gov/SI.

To file this Form LLC-2, the LLC must be active on the records of the California Secretary of State, or if suspended, Form LLC-2 only can be filed to list a new limited liability company name. (Section 17713.10.) To check the status of the LLC, go to BusinessSearch.sos.ca.gov.

Operating Agreements are to be maintained by the LLC and are not filed with the California Secretary of State.

Fees:

Filing Fee: The fee for filing the Amendment to the Articles of Organization (Form LLC-2) is $30.00.

Faster Service Fee:

-Counter and guaranteed expedite services are available only for documents submitted in person (drop off) to our Sacramento office.

-Counter Drop Off: A separate, non-refundable $15.00 counter drop off fee is required if you submit in person (drop off) your completed document at our Sacramento office. The $15.00 counter drop off fee provides priority service over documents submitted by mail. The special handling fee is not refundable whether the document is filed or rejected.

-Guaranteed Expedite Drop Off: For more urgent submissions, documents can be processed within a guaranteed timeframe for a non-refundable fee instead of the counter drop off fee. For detailed information about

this faster processing service through our Preclearance and Expedited Filing Services, go to www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/service-options.

Copies: Upon filing, we will return one (1) plain copy of your filed document for free, and will certify the copy upon request and payment of a $5 certification fee. To obtain additional copies or certified copies of this filed Amendment to the Articles of Organization, include payment for copy fees and certification fees at the time the Amendment to the Articles of Organization is submitted. Additional copy fees are $1.00 for the first page and $.50 for each attachment page. For certified copies, there is an additional $5.00 certification fee, per copy.

Payment Type: Check(s) or money orders should be made payable to the Secretary of State. Do not send cash by

mail. If submitting the document in person in our Sacramento office, payment also may be made by credit card (Visa or Mastercard®).

Processing Dates: For current processing dates, go to www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/processing-dates.

If you are not completing this form online, please type or legibly print in black or blue ink. Complete the Amendment to the Articles of Organization (Form LLC-2) as follows:

Item

 

 

Instruction

 

Tips

1.

 

 

Enter the name of the LLC exactly as it

 

To ensure you have the exact name of the LLC, look to

 

 

 

appears on the records of the California

 

your registration document filed with the California

 

 

 

Secretary of State including the entity

 

Secretary of State and any name change amendments.

 

 

 

identifier (ex: “Jones & Company, LLC” or

 

 

 

 

 

“Smith Construction, a Limited Liability

 

 

 

 

 

Company”).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

 

 

Enter the 12-digit Entity (File) Number

 

To ensure you have the correct Entity (File) Number look

 

 

 

to your registration document filed with the California

 

 

 

issued to the LLC by the California

 

 

 

 

 

Secretary of State.

 

 

 

Secretary of State at the time of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

registration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LLC-2 Instructions (REV 10/2021)

2021 California Secretary of State

 

bizfile.sos.ca.gov

 

 

Secretary of State Records can be accessed online

 

 

through our Business Search at

 

 

BusinessSearch.sos.ca.gov. While searching the

 

 

Business Search, be sure to identify your LLC correctly

 

 

including the jurisdiction that matches your LLC.

 

 

 

3.

If you are changing the name of the LLC,

California Corporations Code section 17701.08 requires:

 

enter the new name of the LLC exactly as

 

- The LLC name must include: LLC, L.L.C., Limited

 

you want it is to appear on the records of

 

 

 

Liability Company, Limited Liability Co., Ltd. Liability

 

the California Secretary of State including

 

 

 

Company, or Ltd Liability Co.

 

the entity identifier (ex: “Jones & Company,

 

 

 

- The LLC name may not include: bank, trust,

 

LLC” or “Smith Construction, a Limited

 

 

Liability Company”).

 

trustee, incorporated, inc., corporation, or corp.

 

 

 

- The LLC name may not include: insurer, insurance

 

 

 

company, or any other words suggesting that the

 

 

 

LLC is in the business of issuing policies of

 

 

 

insurance and assuming insurance risks.

 

 

 

- The name is not likely to mislead the public and is

 

 

 

distinguishable from other LLCs of record or

 

 

 

reserved with the California Secretary of State.

 

 

There are legal limitations on what name can be used for

 

 

the LLC. For general LLC name requirements and

 

 

restrictions or for information on reserving an LLC name

 

 

prior to submitting Form LLC-2, go to

 

 

www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/name-reservations.

 

 

A name reservation is not required to submit Form LLC-2.

 

 

A preliminary search of LLC names already of record can

 

 

be made online through our Business Search at

 

 

BusinessSearch.sos.ca.gov. Please note: The Business

 

 

Search is not intended to serve

as a formal name

 

 

 

availability search. For information on checking or

 

 

 

 

reserving a name, go to www.sos.ca.gov/busines

s/be/

 

 

 

name-reservations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

If the management structure of the LLC is

Every LLC is required to have at least one member. If

 

changing, check the applicable box to

no manager is appointed or elected, all members are

 

indicate if the LLC will be managed by "one

managers.

 

manager," "more than one manager" or "all

A member(s) is the owner of the company similar to a

 

limited liability company member(s)."

 

Only one box may be checked.

shareholder(s) in a corporation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

The purpose statement is required. Do not

 

 

 

 

 

 

alter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

If applicable, list other amendments to

You must file a Statement of Information (Form LLC-12) to

 

the Articles of Organization on only one

change the LLC’s business address(es), or to change the

 

side of a standard letter-sized piece of

name or address of the LLC's manager(s) or agent for

 

paper (8 1/2" x 11"), clearly marked as an

service of process, which can be filed online at

 

attachment to Form LLC-2 and attach the

llcbizfile.sos.ca.gov/SI.

 

extra page(s) to the completed Form

 

 

 

 

 

 

LLC-2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

If amending existing text, list both the

 

 

 

 

 

 

current text followed by the new text as

 

 

 

 

 

 

amended by this filing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LLC-2 Instructions (REV 10/2021)

 

 

2021 California Secretary of State

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Signature

Sign and type or print the name of the

If you need more space for signatures:

 

 

signor(s).

- Place the additional signatures on only one side of

 

 

 

 

Unless a greater number is provided for in

a standard letter-sized piece of paper (8 1/2" x 11")

 

clearly marked as an attachment to Form LLC-2

 

 

the Articles of Organization, this Form

 

 

and attach the extra page(s) to the completed Form

 

 

LLC-2 must be signed by at least one

 

 

LLC-2.

 

 

manager, if the LLC is manager-managed

 

 

- All attachments are part of this document.

 

 

or at least one member, if the LLC is

 

 

member-managed indicating the

If Form LLC-2 is signed by a business entity, the person

 

 

information is true and correct.

 

 

who signs on behalf of the entity should note their name

 

 

 

 

Do not use a computer-generated

and position/title and the entity name. Example: If a

 

 

signature.

limited liability company ("Smith LLC") is the manager,

 

 

 

the signature of the person signing on behalf of the Smith

 

 

 

LLC should be reflected as Joe Smith, Manager of Smith

 

 

 

LLC, Manager.

 

 

 

If Form LLC-2 is signed by a trust, the trustee should

 

 

 

sign as follows: ___________ , trustee for ___________

 

 

 

trust (including the exact name of the trust and date of

 

 

 

the trust, if applicable). Example: Mary Todd, trustee of

 

 

 

the Lincoln Family Trust (U/T 5-1-1994), Manager.

 

 

 

Multiple Form LLC-2s with different signatures will be

 

 

 

returned without being filed – use only one form.

 

 

 

 

Legal Authority: General statutory filing provisions are found in Section 17702.02. All statutory references are to the California Corporations Code, unless otherwise stated.

Statement of Information: A Statement of Information must be filed with the California Secretary of State within 90 days after filing the Articles of Organization and every two years thereafter during the applicable filing period (Section 17702.09). A Statement of Information can be filed online at llcbizfile.sos.ca.gov/SI or by submitting Form LLC-12.

Additional Resources: For a list of other agencies you may need to contact to ensure proper compliance, go to

www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/resources. Note: The California Secretary of State does not license LLCs. For licensing requirements, please contact the city and/or county where the principal place of business is located and/or the state agency with jurisdiction over the activities of the LLC.

LLC-2 Instructions (REV 10/2021)

2021 California Secretary of State

 

bizfile.sos.ca.gov

Secretary of State

LLC-2

Amendment to Articles of

 

 

Organization of a

 

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

 

 

 

IMPORTANT — Read Instructions before completing this

 

form. Filing Fee – $30.00

 

Copy Fees – First page $1.00; each attachment page $0.50;

 

Certification Fee - $5.00

 

Note: You must file a Statement of Information (Form LLC-12), to change the business address(es) of the LLC or to change the name or address of the LLC's

manager(s) and/or agent for service of process, which can be filed online at llcbizfile.sos.ca.gov/SI.

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1.LLC Exact Name (Enter the exact name on file with the California Secretary of State.)

2.LLC 12-Digit Entity (File) Number (Enter the exact 12-digit Entity (File) Number issued by the California Secretary of State.)

3.New LLC Name (If Amending) (See Instructions – List the proposed LLC name exactly as it is to appear on the records of the California Secretary of State. The name must contain an LLC identifier such as LLC or L.L.C. “LLC” will be added, if not included.)

4.Management (If Amending) (Select only one box)

The LLC will be managed by:

One Manager

More than One Manager

All LLC Member(s)

5.Purpose Statement (Do not alter Purpose Statement.)

The purpose of the limited liability company is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which a limited liability company may be organized under the California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act.

6.Additional Amendment(s) set forth on attached pages, if any, are incorporated herein by reference and made part of this Form LLC-2. (All attachments should be 8½ x 11, one-sided, legible and clearly marked as an attachment to this form LLC-2.)

Signature

By signing, I affirm under penalty of perjury that the information herein is true and correct and that I am authorized by California law to sign.

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