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Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions

About the Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions

Julie Flynn, Deputy Secretary of State

The Bureau is responsible for elections, corporations, and a variety of central filing activities. The Bureau has significant contact with the public in many areas including the following: conduct of state elections; corporation filings; Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filings; oversight of the Administrative Procedure Act (state agency rule-making); recording of appointments to state offices, boards, and commissions; secretariat to the Governor's Board on Executive Clemency; commissioning of notaries public; and the disclosure of financial information by state agency executive employees.

Annual traffic includes over 100,000 inquiries in person, over the phone, by mail, by fax, and by e-mail, and the maintenance of over 150,000 documents requiring action. The Bureau has a number of public access workstations in the Reception area to allow walk-in users direct access to the corporate and UCC information on the Bureau's Local Area Network (LAN). The Bureau also offers significant information resources via the World-Wide Web, including corporate forms, searchable databases for corporate names and notaries public, and the entire body of state agency rules.



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