Section 7-9A-807

Amendment of pre-effective date financing statement.

(a) Pre-effective date financing statement. In this section, pre-effective date financing statement means a financing statement filed before July 1, 2014.

(b) Applicable law. After July 1, 2014, a person may add or delete collateral covered by, continue or terminate the effectiveness of, or otherwise amend the information provided in, a pre-effective date financing statement only in accordance with the law of the jurisdiction governing perfection as provided in Article 9A as amended by Act 2014-374. However, the effectiveness of a pre-effective date financing statement also may be terminated in accordance with the law of the jurisdiction in which the financing statement is filed.

(c) Method of amending: general rule. Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d), if the law of this state governs perfection of security interest, the information in a pre-effective date financing statement may be amended after Act 2014-374 takes effect only if:

(1) the pre-effective date financing statement and an amendment are filed in the office specified in Section 7-9A-501;

(2) an amendment is filed in the office specified in Section 7-9A-501 concurrently with, or after the filing in that office of, an initial financing statement that satisfies Section 7-9A-806(c); or

(3) an initial financing statement that provides the information as amended and satisfies Section 7-9A-806(c) is filed in the office specified in Section 7-9A-501.

(d) Method of amending: continuation. If the law of this state governs perfection of a security interest, the effectiveness of a pre-effective date financing statement may be continued only under Section 7-9A-805(c) and (e) or Section 7-9A-806.

(e) Method of amending: additional termination rule. Whether or not the law of this state governs perfection of a security interest, the effectiveness of a pre-effective date financing statement filed in this state may be terminated after Act 2014-374 takes effect by filing a termination statement in the office in which the pre-effective date financing statement is filed, unless an initial financing statement that satisfies Section 7-9A-806(c) has been filed in the office specified by the law of the jurisdiction governing perfection as provided in Article 9A as amended by Act 2014-374 as the office in which to file a financing statement.

(Act 2014-374, p. 1339, §2.)