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17-7916. Attorneys-in-fact and power of attorney; irrevocable power of attorney. (a) Unless otherwise provided in a covered entity's public organic document or organic rules, any person may sign any document filed with the secretary of state pursuant to this act by an attorney-in-fact, but a power of attorney to sign a certificate relating to the admission of a general partner must describe the admission. Powers of attorney relating to the signing of a document by an attorney-in-fact need not be filed in the office of the secretary of state but must be retained by the covered entity.

(b) For all purposes of the laws of the state of Kansas, a power of attorney with respect to matters relating to the formation, internal affairs or termination of a covered entity or granted by a person as a member, incorporator, partner or limited partner of a covered entity, or by an assignee of an interest in a covered entity or by a person seeking to become a member, incorporator, partner, limited partner or an assignee of an interest in a covered entity shall be irrevocable if the power of attorney states that it is irrevocable and it is coupled with an interest sufficient in law to support an irrevocable power. Such irrevocable power of attorney, unless otherwise provided therein, shall not be affected by the subsequent death, disability, incapacity, dissolution, termination of existence or bankruptcy of, or any other event concerning, the principal. A power of attorney with respect to matters relating to the organization, internal affairs or termination of a covered entity or granted by a person as a member or an assignee of an interest in a covered entity or by a person seeking to become a member, incorporator, partner or limited partner or an assignee of an interest in a covered entity and, in either case, granted to the covered entity, a manager or member thereof, or any of their respective officers, directors, managers, members, partners, trustees, employees or agents shall be deemed coupled with an interest sufficient in law to support an irrevocable power.

History: L. 2014, ch. 121, § 16; L. 2015, ch. 65, § 15; July 1.



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