2018 Iowa Code
Title XII - BUSINESS ENTITIES
Chapter 504 - REVISED IOWA NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT
Section 504.117 - Appeal from secretary of state’s refusal to file document.
Appeal from secretary of state’s refusal to file document.
1. If the secretary of state refuses to file a document delivered for filing to the secretary of state’s office, the domestic or foreign corporation may appeal the refusal to the district court in the county where the corporation’s principal office, or if there is none in this state, its registered office, is or will be located. The appeal is commenced by petitioning the court to compel filing the document and by attaching to the petition the document and the secretary of state’s explanation of the refusal to file.
2. The court may summarily order the secretary of state to file the document or take other action the court considers appropriate.
3. The court’s final decision may be appealed as in other civil proceedings.
2004 Acts, ch 1049, §9, 192