359.511. 1. If the secretary of state finds that an application for registration conforms to law and all requisite fees have been paid, he shall:
(1) Endorse on each copy of the application the word "Filed", and the month, day and year of the filing thereof;
(2) File in his office an original of the application; and
(3) Issue a certificate of registration to transact business in this state.
2. The certificate of registration, together with a duplicate original or a copy of the original of the application, shall be returned to the person who filed the application or his representative.
(L. 1985 H.B. 512 & 650)
Missouri General Assembly