2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 11 - COMMERCIAL CODE
ARTICLE 9 - SECURED TRANSACTIONS
PART 5 - FILING
PART 1 - FILING OFFICE; CONTENTS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF FINANCING STATEMENT
§ 11-9-512 - Amendment of financing statement
. Amendment of financing statement.
(a) Amendment of information in financing statement. Subject to Code Section 11-9-509
, a person may add or delete collateral covered by, continue or terminate the effectiveness of, or, subject to subsection (e) of this Code section, otherwise amend the information provided in a financing statement by filing an amendment that:
(1) Identifies, by its file number, the initial financing statement to which the amendment relates; and
(2) If the amendment relates to an initial financing statement filed or recorded in a filing office described in paragraph (1) of subsection (a) of Code Section 11-9-501
, provides the information specified in subsection (b) of Code Section 11-9-502
(b) Period of effectiveness not affected. Except as otherwise provided in Code Section 11-9-515
, the filing of an amendment does not extend the period of effectiveness of the financing statement.
(c) Effectiveness of amendment adding collateral. A financing statement that is amended by an amendment that adds collateral is effective as to the added collateral only from the date of the filing of the amendment.
(d) Effectiveness of amendment adding debtor. A financing statement that is amended by an amendment that adds a debtor is effective as to the added debtor only from the date of the filing of the amendment.
(e) Certain amendments ineffective. An amendment is ineffective to the extent it:
(1) Purports to delete all debtors and fails to provide the name of a debtor to be covered by the financing statement; or
(2) Purports to delete all secured parties of record and fails to provide the name of a new secured party of record.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer