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§ 55D‑32.  Resignationof registered agent.

(a)        The registeredagent of an entity may resign by signing and filing with the Secretary of Statea statement of resignation which may include a statement that the registeredoffice is also discontinued. The statement must include or be accompanied by acertification from the registered agent that the agent has mailed or deliveredto the entity at its last known address written notice of this resignation.This certification shall include the name and title of the individual notified,if any, and the address to which the notice was mailed or delivered.

(b)        After filing thestatement the Secretary of State shall mail a copy to the registered office (ifnot discontinued) and a copy to the entity at its principal office address onfile with the Secretary of State or, if none is on file, at the addresscontained in the certification included in or accompanying the statement ofresignation.

(c)        The agencyappointment is terminated, and, if applicable, the registered officediscontinued on the 31st day after the date on which the statement was filed. (1901, c. 2, s. 31; Rev., s.1176; C.S., s. 1133; G.S., s. 55‑34; 1955, c. 1371, s. 1; 1957, c. 979,ss. 6, 7; 1965, c. 298, s. 1; 1967, c. 823, s. 17; 1973, c. 262; c. 469, s. 3;1989, c. 265, s. 1; 1989 (Reg. Sess., 1990), c. 1024, s. 12.6; 2001‑358,ss. 44, 45; 2001‑387, ss. 168, 173, 175(a); 2001‑413, s. 6.)