N.Y. LLC. LAW § 301: NY Code – Section 301: Statutory designation of the secretary of state as agent for service of process
(a) The secretary of state shall be the agent of every domestic limited liability company filed with the department of state articles of the organization making such designation and every foreign limited liability company upon which process may be served under this chapter. (b) No domestic or foreign limited liability company may be formed or authorized to do business in this state under this chapter unless its articles of organization or application for authority designates the secretary of state as such agent. (c) Any designated post office address to which the secretary of state shall mail a copy of process served upon him or her as an agent of a domestic limited liability company or a foreign limited liability company shall continue until the filing of a certificate under this chapter directing the mailing to a different post office address. (e) Every limited liability company to which this chapter applies, shall biennially in the calendar month during which its articles of organization or application for authority were filed, or effective date thereof if stated, file on forms prescribed by the secretary of state, a statement setting forth the post office address within or without this state to which the secretary of state shall mail a copy of any process accepted against it served upon him or her. Such address shall supersede any previous address on file with the department of state for this purpose.
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