Section 10A-1-7.35

Out of state business or property of foreign entity not subject to control or regulation.

(a) The public interest lying in the promotion of business and industry in this state, it is the intent of the Legislature and declared to be the policy of the State of Alabama by passage of this section to promote and encourage industry and business in Alabama and specifically to induce the location within this state of the principal administrative office, principal distribution or manufacturing plant or principal place of business of foreign entities engaged in manufacturing, industrial, commercial, business, transportation, utility, public service, and research enterprises. This section shall be liberally construed in conformity with this intention.

(b) When a foreign entity that transacts only a portion of its business in this state has located, or is in the process of locating, its principal administrative office, its principal distribution or manufacturing plant or its principal place of business in this state, the authority, jurisdiction or power conferred by any law of this state on any agency, commission, department, or instrumentality of the state to control or regulate the foreign entity, its business, property, securities, or obligations shall not be deemed to apply to, and shall not be exercised with respect to, that portion of its business transacted or its property located without the state nor to the securities or obligations of the foreign entity; provided that nothing contained in this section shall be construed to repeal, alter, or modify any of the provisions of Title 8 relating to securities.

(Acts 1994, No. 94-245, p. 343, §1; §10-2B-15.11; amended and renumbered by Act 2009-513, p. 967, §67.)