Nebraska Revised Statute 21-325.01

Chapter 21 Section 325.01

21-325.01.

Foreign corporation authority to transact business revoked; reinstatement; procedure.

(1)(a) Until January 1, 2017, the provisions of this subsection apply. A foreign corporation, the certificate of authority of which has been revoked under section 21-325, may apply to the Secretary of State for reinstatement within five years after the effective date of the revocation. The application shall:

(i) Recite the name of the foreign corporation and the effective date of the revocation;

(ii) State that the ground or grounds for revocation either did not exist or have been eliminated;

(iii) State that the foreign corporation's name satisfies the requirements of section 21-20,173; and

(iv) Be accompanied by a fee in the amount prescribed in section 21-2005, as such section may from time to time be amended, for an application for reinstatement.

(b) If the Secretary of State determines (i) that the application contains the information required by subdivision (a) of this subsection and that the information is correct and (ii) that the foreign corporation has complied with subdivision (f) of this subsection, he or she shall cancel the certificate of revocation, prepare a certificate of reinstatement that recites his or her determination and the effective date of reinstatement, file the original of the certificate, and serve a copy on the foreign corporation under section 21-20,177.

(c) A foreign corporation, the certificate of authority of which has been automatically revoked under section 21-325 for more than five years, may apply to the Secretary of State for late reinstatement. The application shall:

(i) Recite the name of the foreign corporation and the effective date of the revocation;

(ii) State that the ground or grounds for revocation either did not exist or have been eliminated;

(iii) State that the foreign corporation's name satisfies the requirements of section 21-20,173;

(iv) State that a legitimate reason exists for reinstatement and what such legitimate reason is;

(v) State that such reinstatement does not constitute fraud on the public; and

(vi) Be accompanied by a fee in the amount prescribed in section 21-2005, as such section may from time to time be amended, for an application for late reinstatement.

(d) If the Secretary of State determines (i) that the application for late reinstatement contains the information required by subdivision (c) of this subsection and that the information is correct and (ii) that the foreign corporation has complied with subdivision (f) of this subsection, he or she shall cancel the certificate of revocation, prepare a certificate of late reinstatement that recites his or her determination and the effective date of reinstatement, file the original of the certificate, and serve a copy on the foreign corporation under section 21-20,177.

(e) When the reinstatement is effective, it shall relate back to and take effect as of the effective date of the revocation and the foreign corporation shall resume carrying on its business as if the revocation had never occurred.

(f) A foreign corporation applying for reinstatement under this subsection shall:

(i)(A) Pay to the Secretary of State a sum equal to all occupation taxes delinquent as of the effective date of the revocation, plus a sum equal to all occupation taxes which would otherwise have been due for the years the foreign corporation's certificate of authority was revoked; and (B) deliver to the Secretary of State a properly executed and signed biennial report for the most recent even-numbered year; and

(ii) Pay to the Secretary of State an additional amount derived by multiplying the rate specified in section 45-104.02, as such rate may from time to time be adjusted, times the amount of occupation taxes required to be paid by it for each year that such foreign corporation's certificate of authority was revoked.

(2)(a) Beginning January 1, 2017, the provisions of this subsection apply. A foreign corporation, the certificate of authority of which has been administratively revoked under section 21-325, may apply to the Secretary of State for reinstatement within five years after the effective date of the revocation. The application shall:

(i) Recite the name of the foreign corporation and the effective date of the revocation;

(ii) State that the ground or grounds for revocation either did not exist or have been eliminated;

(iii) State that the foreign corporation's name satisfies the requirements of section 21-2,208; and

(iv) Be accompanied by a fee in the amount prescribed in section 21-205, as such section may from time to time be amended, for an application for reinstatement.

(b) If the Secretary of State determines (i) that the application contains the information required by subdivision (a) of this subsection and that the information is correct and (ii) that the foreign corporation has complied with subdivision (f) of this subsection, he or she shall cancel the certificate of revocation, prepare a certificate of reinstatement that recites his or her determination and the effective date of reinstatement, file the original of the certificate, and serve a copy on the foreign corporation under section 21-2,212.

(c) A foreign corporation, the certificate of authority of which has been administratively revoked under section 21-325 for more than five years, may apply to the Secretary of State for late reinstatement. The application shall:

(i) Recite the name of the foreign corporation and the effective date of the revocation;

(ii) State that the ground or grounds for revocation either did not exist or have been eliminated;

(iii) State that the foreign corporation's name satisfies the requirements of section 21-2,208;

(iv) State that a legitimate reason exists for reinstatement and what such legitimate reason is;

(v) State that such reinstatement does not constitute fraud on the public; and

(vi) Be accompanied by a fee in the amount prescribed in section 21-205, as such section may from time to time be amended, for an application for late reinstatement.

(d) If the Secretary of State determines (i) that the application for late reinstatement contains the information required by subdivision (c) of this subsection and that the information is correct and (ii) that the foreign corporation has complied with subdivision (f) of this subsection, he or she shall cancel the certificate of revocation, prepare a certificate of late reinstatement that recites his or her determination and the effective date of reinstatement, file the original of the certificate, and serve a copy on the foreign corporation under section 21-2,212.

(e) When the reinstatement is effective, it shall relate back to and take effect as of the effective date of the administrative revocation and the foreign corporation shall resume carrying on its business as if the administrative revocation had never occurred.

(f) A foreign corporation applying for reinstatement under this subsection shall:

(i)(A) Pay to the Secretary of State a sum equal to all occupation taxes delinquent as of the effective date of the revocation, plus a sum equal to all occupation taxes which would otherwise have been due for the years the foreign corporation's certificate of authority was revoked, and (B) deliver to the Secretary of State a properly executed and signed biennial report for the most recent even-numbered year; and

(ii) Pay to the Secretary of State an additional amount derived by multiplying the rate specified in section 45-104.02, as such rate may from time to time be adjusted, times the amount of occupation taxes required to be paid by it for each year that such foreign corporation's certificate of authority was revoked.