(a) To resign as an agent for service of process of a limited liability company or foreign limited liability company, the agent shall deliver to the Secretary of State for filing a signed and acknowledged statement of resignation containing the limited liability company name, the Secretary of State’s file number, the name of resigning agent for service of process, and a statement that the agent is resigning.

(b) The Secretary of State shall file a statement of resignation delivered under subdivision (a) and mail or otherwise provide or deliver a copy to the designated office of the limited liability company or, in the case of a foreign limited liability company, to the principal office.

(c) Upon filing of the statement of resignation, the authority of the agent to act in that capacity shall cease.

(d) If an individual who has been designated agent for service of process dies or resigns or no longer resides in the state, or if the corporate agent for that purpose resigns, dissolves, withdraws from the state, forfeits its right to transact intrastate business in this state, has its corporate rights, powers, and privileges suspended, or ceases to exist, the limited liability company or foreign limited liability company shall promptly file an initial or amended statement of information as set forth in Section 17702.09.

(Added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 419, Sec. 20. Effective January 1, 2013. Operative January 1, 2014, by Sec. 32 of Ch. 419.)  California Corporations Code Section 17701.15.