2015 Wyoming Code
TITLE 17 - CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
CHAPTER 19 - WYOMING NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT
ARTICLE 15 - FOREIGN CORPORATIONS
SECTION 17-19-1530. - Grounds for revocation.

WY Stat § 17-19-1530. (2015) What's This?

17-19-1530. Grounds for revocation.

(a) The secretary of state may commence a proceeding under W.S. 17-19-1531 to revoke the certificate of authority of a foreign corporation authorized to transact business in this state if any of the following has occurred:

(i) The foreign corporation is without a registered agent or registered office in this state for thirty (30) days or more;

(ii) The foreign corporation does not inform the secretary of state under W.S. 17-28-102 or 17-28-103 that its registered agent or registered office has changed, that its registered agent has resigned, or that its registered office has been discontinued within thirty (30) days of the change, resignation or discontinuance;

(iii) An incorporator, director, officer or agent of the foreign corporation signed a document the person knew was false in any material respect with intent that the document be delivered to the secretary of state for filing;

(iv) The secretary of state receives a duly authenticated certificate from the secretary of state or other official having custody of corporate records in the state or country under whose law the foreign corporation is incorporated stating that it has been dissolved or disappeared as the result of a merger;

(v) The corporation does not deliver its annual reports or pay the annual license taxes to the secretary of state when due pursuant to W.S. 17-19-1630;

(vi) The corporation has failed to respond to a valid and enforceable subpoena;

(vii) It is in the public interest and the corporation:

(A) Has provided fraudulent information or has failed to correct false information upon request of the secretary of state on any filing with the secretary of state under this act; or

(B) Cannot be served by either the registered agent or by mail by the secretary of state acting as the agent for process.

(viii) The foreign corporation has failed to pay any penalties imposed under W.S. 17-28-109.

(b) The attorney general may commence a proceeding under W.S. 17-19-1531 to revoke the certificate of authority of a foreign corporation authorized to transact business in this state if:

(i) The corporation has continued to exceed or abuse the authority conferred upon it by law;

(ii) The corporation would have been a public benefit corporation had it been incorporated in this state and that its corporate assets in this state are being misapplied or wasted; or

(iii) The corporation would have been a public benefit corporation had it been incorporated in this state and it is no longer able to carry out its purposes.

(c) Prior to commencing a proceeding under W.S. 17-19-1531 the secretary of state may classify a foreign corporation as delinquent awaiting administrative revocation if the foreign corporation meets any of the criteria in subsection (a) of this section.

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