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     35-1-218. Facsimile filing -- requirements -- liability. (1) The secretary of state shall treat a facsimile copy of a document that is required or permitted to be filed under this chapter and the signatures on the facsimile copy in the same manner as an original for purposes of this chapter. If all other requirements are met, the date of filing relates back to the date of receipt of the facsimile copy.
     (2) A person who files a false document by facsimile copy is liable to an aggrieved party for three times the amount of damages resulting from the filing of the false document.

     History: En. Sec. 5, Ch. 368, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 290, L. 1997.

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