General Laws

[ Text of section added by 2013, 30, Sec. 115 effective July 1, 2013. See 2013, 30, Sec. 117.]

  Section 9-806. (a) Initial financing statement in lieu of continuation statement. The filing of an initial financing statement in the office specified in section 9-501 continues the effectiveness of a financing statement filed before the effective date of the amendatory act if:

  (1) the filing of an initial financing statement in that office would be effective to perfect a security interest under this Article as amended by the amendatory act;

  (2) the pre-effective-date financing statement was filed in an office in another state; and

  (3) the initial financing statement satisfies subsection (c).

  (b) Period of continued effectiveness. The filing of an initial financing statement under subsection (a) continues the effectiveness of the pre-effective-date financing statement if:

  (1) the initial financing statement is filed before the effective date of the amendatory act, for the period provided in section 9-515 before the effective date of the amendatory act took effect with respect to an initial financing statement; and

  (2) the initial financing statement is filed after the effective date of the amendatory act for the period provided in section 9-515 as amended by the amendatory act with respect to an initial financing statement.

  (c) Requirements for initial financing statement under subsection (a). To be effective for purposes of subsection (a), an initial financing statement shall:

  (1) satisfy the requirements of Part 5 as amended by the amendatory act for an initial financing statement;

  (2) identify the pre-effective-date financing statement by indicating the office in which the financing statement was filed and providing the dates of filing and file numbers, if any, of the financing statement and of the most recent continuation statement filed with respect to the financing statement; and

  (3) indicate that the pre-effective-date financing statement remains effective.