Section 10A-1-5.12

Reservation of certain names prohibited; exceptions.

(a) The Secretary of State may not reserve a name that is the same as, or not distinguishable on the records of the Secretary of State from:

(1) the name of an existing filing entity or registered limited liability partnership with an effective registration;

(2) the name of a foreign filing entity that is registered under Article 7; or

(3) a name that is reserved under this division.

(b) Subsection (a) does not apply if the other entity or the person for whom the name is reserved consents in writing to the subsequent reservation of a name not distinguishable on the records of the Secretary of State, and submits an undertaking in form satisfactory to the Secretary of State to change its name to a name that is distinguishable on the records of the Secretary of State from the name applied for or, if the conflict is with a reserved or registered name, transfers its reservation to the applicant pursuant to Section 10A-1-5.16.

(Act 2009-513, p. 967, §39; Act 2013-338, p. 1196, §1.)