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About the Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions

ALERT: MAINE SECRETARY OF STATE ISSUES ALERT TO CORPORATIONS AND NON-PROFIT ENTITIES REGARDING SOLICITATIONS FROM CORPORATE RECORDS SERVICE

NOTICE: In observance of Christmas, the Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions will be closing Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 12:00 pm and will be closed on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and Friday, December 26, 2014.


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:

  1. conduct of state elections
  2. corporation filings
  3. Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filings
  4. oversight of the Administrative Procedure Act (state agency rule-making)
  5. recording of appointments to state offices, boards and commissions
  6. commissioning of Notaries Public

 

 

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