HB 845 Business entities; clarifies that name of entity cannot imply that is another type of business.
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Summary as introduced:

Business entities; names.  Clarifies that the name of a business entity, including a stock corporation, nonstock corporation, limited liability company, business trust, limited partnership, or registered limited liability partnership, cannot imply that it is another type of business entity. Under current provisions, the analysis is limited to whether a proposed name includes words or other designations associated with another type of entity. The bill also includes technical amendments.  

Full text:
01/11/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101061D  pdf | impact statement
02/17/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB845ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/01/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0063)  pdf

Status:
01/11/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101061D
01/11/12  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/19/12  House: Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N)
01/23/12  House: Read first time
01/24/12  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/25/12  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/25/12  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
01/25/12  House: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
01/25/12  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/25/12  House: VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N)
01/26/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/13/12  Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N)
02/14/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/12  Senate: Read third time
02/15/12  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/12  House: Enrolled
02/17/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB845ER)
02/17/12  House: Signed by Speaker
02/20/12  Senate: Signed by President
03/01/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 63 (effective 7/1/12)
03/01/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0063)