Chapter 23B.04 RCW

NAME

Sections

23B.04.010Corporate name.
23B.04.020Reserved name.
23B.04.030Registered name.
23B.04.035Certificate of authority as insurance companyFiling of records.
23B.04.037Certificate of authority as insurance companyRegistration or reservation of name.


Corporate name.

A corporate name must comply with the requirements of Article 3 of chapter 23.95 RCW.

NOTES:

Effective dateContingent effective date2015 c 176: See note following RCW 23.95.100.
Effective date1994 c 211: See note following RCW 18.04.025.



Reserved name.

A person may reserve the exclusive use of a corporate name in accordance with RCW 23.95.310.

NOTES:

Effective dateContingent effective date2015 c 176: See note following RCW 23.95.100.



Registered name.

A foreign corporation may register its corporate name in accordance with RCW 23.95.315.

NOTES:

Effective dateContingent effective date2015 c 176: See note following RCW 23.95.100.



Certificate of authority as insurance companyFiling of records.

For those corporations that have a certificate of authority, are applying for, or intend to apply for a certificate of authority from the insurance commissioner as an insurance company under chapter 48.05 RCW, whenever under this chapter corporate records are required to be filed with the secretary of state, the records shall be filed with the insurance commissioner rather than the secretary of state.



Certificate of authority as insurance companyRegistration or reservation of name.

For those corporations that intend to apply for a certificate of authority from the insurance commissioner as an insurance company under chapter 48.05 RCW, whenever under this chapter a corporation may register or reserve a corporate name, the registration or reservation shall be filed with the insurance commissioner rather than the secretary of state. The secretary of state and insurance commissioner shall cooperate with each other in registering or reserving a corporate name so that there is no duplication of the name.