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§ 55D‑12.  Advisoryreview of documents.

Upon request, the Secretary ofState shall review a document prior to its submission for filing to determinewhether it satisfies applicable filing requirements. Submission of a documentfor review shall be accompanied by a fee of two hundred dollars ($200.00) andshall be in accordance with procedures adopted by rule by the Secretary ofState. The advisory review shall be completed within 24 hours after submission,excluding weekends and holidays, unless the person submitting the document isotherwise notified in accordance with procedures adopted by rule by theSecretary of State fixing priority between submissions under this section andfilings under G.S. 55D‑11. Upon completion of the advisory review, theSecretary of State shall notify the person submitting the document of anydeficiencies in the document that would prevent its filing. (1997‑485, s. 6; 2001‑358,ss. 3(b), 4; 2001‑387, ss. 173, 175(a); 2001‑413, s. 6.)