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5.001 DEFINITIONS.

Subdivision 1.Applicability.

As used in this chapter, the terms defined in this section have the meanings given them.

Subd. 1a.Attempt to provide notice.

"Attempt to provide notice," "attempting to provide notice," or "attempted to provide notice" as used in sections 303.17, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 321.0809; 321.0906; and 323A.1004, means that the secretary of state has sent notice by mail or transmitted an e-mail to the e-mail address provided by the business entity.

Subd. 2.Business entity.

"Business entity" means an organization that is formed under chapter 300, 301, 302A, 303, 308, 308A, 308B, 315, 317, 317A, 319, 319A, 321, 322A, 322B, 322C, 323, or 323A and that has filed documents with the secretary of state.

Subd. 3.Business entity filings.

"Business entity filings" means any filing from a business entity and also includes filings made under chapter 333.

Subd. 4.Bulk data.

"Bulk data" means data that has commercial value and is a substantial or discrete portion of or an entire formula, pattern, compilation, program, device, method, technique, process, database, or system.