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§ 2049. Foreign limited liability company--Acts not constituting transacting business in state

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 18. Corporations

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 18. Corporations (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 32. Oklahoma Limited Liability Company Act (Refs & Annos)
18 Okl.St.Ann. § 2049
§ 2049. Foreign limited liability company--Acts not constituting transacting business in state
A. The following activities of a foreign limited liability company, among others, do not constitute transacting business within the meaning of this act:1
1. Maintaining, defending, or settling any proceeding;
2. Holding meetings of its members or carrying on any other activities concerning its internal affairs;
3. Maintaining bank accounts;
4. Maintaining offices or agencies for the transfer, exchange and registration of the foreign limited liability company's own securities or maintaining trustees or depositaries with respect to those securities;
5. Selling through independent contractors;
6. Soliciting or obtaining orders, whether by mail or through employees or agents or otherwise, if the orders require acceptance outside this state before they become contracts;
7. Creating or acquiring indebtedness, mortgages and security interests in real or personal property;
8. Securing or collecting debts or enforcing mortgages and security interest in property securing the debts, including the holding, protecting, renting, maintaining and operating real or personal property in this state so acquired;
9. Transacting business wholly in interstate commerce;
10. Selling or transferring title to property in this state to any person;
11. Conducting an isolated transaction that is completed within thirty (30) days and that is not one in the course of repeated transactions of a like nature; or
12. Investing in or acquiring royalties or other non-operating mineral or leasehold interests and the execution of division orders, contracts for sale, leases and other instruments incidental to the ownership of the nonoperating interests.
B. For the purposes of this section, any foreign limited liability company which owns income-producing real or tangible personal property in this state, other than property exempted by subsection A of this section, will be considered transacting business in this state.
C. A person shall not be deemed to be doing business in this state solely by reason of being a member or manager of a domestic limited liability company or a foreign limited liability company.
D. This section does not apply in determining the contracts or activities that may subject a foreign limited liability company to service of process or taxation in this state or to regulation under any other law of this state.


Laws 1992, c. 148, § 50, eff. Sept. 1, 1992; Laws 2001, c. 405, § 34, eff. Nov. 1, 2001; Laws 2004, c. 255, § 50, eff. Nov. 1, 2004.


Title 18, § 2000 et seq.
18 Okl. St. Ann. § 2049, OK ST T. 18 § 2049
Current with legislation of the First Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2023) and the First Extraordinary Session of the 59th Legislature (2023). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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