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Kansas – Legislation Effective July 1 Updates Entity Filing Requirements

Senate Bill 276 signed by the governor May 19 and effective July 1 integrates business entity filings with the Secretary of State to allow a person acting as an agent to file documents without providing evidence of authority to file; allow LLC articles of organization to be amended by a certificate of amendment or a judicial decree of amendment; require professional associations and professional corporations to file a certificate that each member is duly licensed and the proposed name has been approved; remove a requirement that a merger be effective upon filing a certificate of merger unless a future effective date is provided; and provide that a new or existing entity may not adopt a former entity’s name until after the former entity has been forfeited or canceled for at least one year.