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336A.06 CONTINUATION STATEMENT.

Subdivision 1.Filing period.

A secured party may file a continuation statement for an effective financing statement within six months before a five-year effective period expires.

Subd. 2.Contents.

A continuation statement must:

(1) be signed, authorized, or otherwise authenticated by the secured party and the debtor;

(2) identify the original effective financing statement by file number; and

(3) state that the original effective financing statement is still effective.

Subd. 3.Effective period.

If a continuation statement is filed within six months before a five-year effective period expires, the effectiveness of the original effective financing statement continues for an additional five years after the original five-year effective period. Additional continuation statements filed within six months before an effective period expires continue the effectiveness of the original effective financing statement for additional five-year periods.

Subd. 4.Filing.

The continuation statement must be filed in the computerized filing system of the Office of the Secretary of State.