Subdivision 1. Authority. (a) The secretary of state may adopt permanent rules to implement this chapter.
(b) If necessary to obtain federal certification of the computerized filing system, additional or alternative requirements made in conformity with United States Code, title 7, section 1631, may be adopted by the secretary of state by rule.
Subd. 2. Forms or format. The secretary of state shall prescribe the forms or format to be used for effective financing statements, lien notices, combined forms, amendments, continuation statements, termination statements, and notices to debtors.