Title 14, Chapter 2, Section 1531
(a) If the Secretary of State determines that one or more grounds exist under Code Section 14-2-1530 for revocation of a certificate of authority, he shall provide the foreign corporation with written notice of his determination by mailing a copy of the notice, first-class mail, to the foreign corporation at the last known address of its principal office or to the registered agent.
(b) If the foreign corporation does not correct each ground for
revocation or demonstrate to the reasonable satisfaction of the
Secretary of State that each ground determined by the Secretary of
State does not exist within 60 days after notice is provided to the
corporation, the Secretary of State may revoke the foreign
corporation's certificate of authority by signing a certificate of
revocation that recites the ground or grounds for revocation and its
(c) The authority of a foreign corporation to transact business in
this state ceases on the date shown on the certificate revoking its
certificate of authority.
(d) The Secretary of State's revocation of a foreign corporation's
certificate of authority appoints the Secretary of State as the
foreign corporation's agent for service of process in any proceeding
based on a cause of action which arose during the time the foreign
corporation was authorized to transact business in this state.
Service of process on the Secretary of State under this subsection
is service on the foreign corporation. Any party that serves
process upon the Secretary of State shall also mail a copy of the
process to the chief executive officer, chief financial officer, or
the secretary of the foreign corporation, or a person holding a
comparable position, at its principal office shown in its most
recent annual registration or in any subsequent communication
received by the Secretary of State from the corporation stating the
current mailing address of its principal office, or, if none is on
file, in its application for a certificate of authority.
(e) Revocation of a foreign corporation's certificate of authority
does not terminate the authority of the registered agent of the