Section 35-4-54

Conveyances of personal property brought into state by tenants for life or years.

Whenever any person, having an estate for life or years in personal property removes to this state with such property, the conveyance creating such estate must be recorded in the county to which it was brought within 12 months thereafter; and, if such property is removed to another county, then in such county within four months after its removal thereto, or such property must be taken to vest absolutely in such person, as to purchasers and creditors without notice; provided, however, that nothing contained in this section shall be construed as applying to any leases, including, without limitation, leases under the Uniform Commercial Code.

(Code 1852, §1285; Code 1867, §1555; Code 1876, §2164; Code 1886, §1808; Code 1896, §1001; Code 1907, §3378; Code 1923, §6869; Code 1940, T. 47, §112; Acts 1992, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 92-700, p. 92, §604.)