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17-7301.

History: L. 1972, ch. 52, § 141; L. 1973, ch. 100, § 18; L. 1975, ch. 144, § 2; L. 1987, ch. 89, § 2; L. 1999, ch. 41, § 4; L. 1999, ch. 149, § 2; L. 2000, ch. 39, § 44; L. 2004, ch. 143, § 78; L. 2009, ch. 64, § 2; Repealed, L. 2014, ch. 121, § 46; January 1, 2015.

Source or Prior Law:

17-501, 17-503, 17-515; 8 Del. C. § 371.

Revisor's Note:

Section was amended by L. 1999, ch. 39, § 17, but that version was repealed by L. 1999, ch. 149, § 14.

Cross References to Related Sections:

Registered office required of all corporations; "principal office or place of business" construed, see 17-6201.

Resident agent required of all corporations, see 17-6202.

Extension, renewal or reinstatement of authority to do business in Kansas, see 17-7002.

Doing business in Kansas defined, see 17-7303.

Change of resident agent, see 17-7304.

Application of code to foreign corporations, see 17-7305(c).

Surrender of authority to do business in Kansas, see 17-7306.

Actions by and against non-admitted foreign corporations, see 17-7307.

Injunction against foreign corporation doing business in Kansas for failure to obtain certificate of authority, see 17-7308.

"Foreign corporation" defined for purposes of filing annual reports and fees, see 17-7501.

Annual report and fees, see 17-7505.

Fees for issuing or filing and indexing corporate instruments and documents, see 17-7506.

Forfeiture of authority to do business in Kansas for failure to file annual report or pay annual report fee, see 17-7510.

Service of process on corporations, see 60-304.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

Personal jurisdiction over a foreign corporation based on acts of parent, 25 K.L.R. 109, 112 (1976).

"Transportation in Transition: KCC Regulation of Motor Carriers into the 1980's," Mary Piper Wettig, 57 J.K.B.A., No. 5, 19, 21 (1988).

"General Jurisdiction in Kansas," Robert C. Casad, 76 J.K.B.A. No. 4, 27 (2007).

Attorney General's Opinions:

Foreign corporation; "Doing business in Kansas" defined. 79-181.

Agricultural corporations; ownership of agricultural land; operation of feed lot. 83-160.

Adult care homes; foreign corporations as operators; what constitutes doing business. 84-66.

Agricultural corporations; limitations; exceptions. 92-148.

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Section cited; defendant was not doing business in this state. Scrivner v. Twin Americas Agricultural & Industrial Developers, Inc., 1 Kan. App. 2d 404, 408, 573 P.2d 614 (1977).

2. Plaintiff not doing business in this state under K.S.A. 17-7303 is not prohibited by K.S.A. 17-7307 from bringing action. Panhandle AgriService, Inc. v. Becker, 231 Kan. 291, 294, 644 P.2d 413 (1982).

3. Distinction drawn on service of process is between having resident agents and none; authority to do business in Kansas not question. Slawson v. Tome Petroleum Corp., 561 F. Supp. 67, 72 (1983).

4. Subcontractor doing business in state could not maintain suit without complying with statutory registration requirement. A.H.L. Inc. of Delaware v. Star Ins. Co., 10 F. Supp. 2d 1216, 1218 (1998).

5. Kansas' foreign corporation's provisions doing business definition did not limit state's jurisdiction to enforce K.S.A. 21-4402. Cambridge Credit Counseling Corp. v. Foulston, 303 F. Supp. 2d 1188, 1196 (2003).

6. Due process not violated when corporation gives express written consent to jurisdiction. Merriman v. Crompton Corp., 282 Kan. 433, 455, 146 P.3d 162 (2006).


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