of the Revised Code; (7) Borrow money; (8) Issue, sell, and pledge its notes, bonds, and other evidences of indebtedness; (9) Secure any of its obligations by mortgage, pledge, or deed of trust of all or any of its property; (10) Guarantee or secure obligations of any person; (11) Do all things permitted by law and exercise all authority within or incidental to the purposes stated in its articles of organization. The articles of organization shall be signed and filed with the secretary of state and shall set forth all of the following:(1) The name of the company; (2) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, the period of its duration, which may be perpetual; (3) Any other provisions that are from the operating agreement or that are not inconsistent with applicable law and that the members elect to set out in the articles for the regulation of the affairs of the company.

of the Revised Code, physical therapists authorized under sections 4755.40 to 4755.56 of the Revised Code, occupational therapists authorized under sections 4755.04 to 4755.13 of the Revised Code, mechanotherapists authorized under section 4731.151 of the Revised Code, doctors of medicine and surgery, osteopathic medicine and surgery, or podiatric medicine and surgery authorized under Chapter 4731.

of the Revised Code, and licensed professional clinical counselors, licensed professional counselors, independent social workers, social workers, independent marriage and family therapists, or marriage and family therapists authorized under Chapter 4757. (A) One or more persons, without regard to residence, domicile, or state of organization, may form a limited liability company.

Amended by 129th General Assembly File No.72, HB 48, ยง1, eff. A limited liability company may be formed for any purpose or purposes for which individuals lawfully may associate themselves, including for any profit or nonprofit purpose, except that, if the Revised Code contains special provisions for the formation of any designated type of corporation other than a professional association, a limited liability company shall not be formed for the purpose or purposes for which that type of corporation may be formed.

At the request or direction of the government of the United States or any agency of that government, a limited liability company may transact any lawful business in aid of the national defense or in the prosecution of any war in which the United States is engaged. (A) A limited liability company may sue and be sued.

of the Revised Code, chiropractors authorized under Chapter 4734.

of the Revised Code to practice chiropractic or acupuncture, psychologists authorized under Chapter 4732.(E) No limited liability company formed for the purpose of providing a combination of the professional services, as defined in section 1785.01 of the Revised Code, of optometrists authorized under Chapter 4725.of the Revised Code, and licensed professional clinical counselors, licensed professional counselors, independent social workers, social workers, independent marriage and family therapists, or marriage and family therapists authorized under Chapter 4757. (B)(1) Except as provided in this section and in sections 1701.75, 1701.78, 1701.82, 1705.36, and 1705.37 of the Revised Code, the secretary of state shall not accept for filing in the secretary of state's office the articles of organization of a limited liability company if the company name set forth in the articles is not distinguishable on the records of the secretary of state from the name of any of the following:(a) Any other limited liability company, whether the name is of a domestic limited liability company or of a foreign limited liability company registered as a foreign limited liability company under this chapter; (b) Any corporation, whether the name is of a domestic corporation or of a foreign corporation holding a license as a foreign corporation under the laws of this state pursuant to Chapter 1701., 1702., or 1703.(I) "Notice" means that the person who claims the benefit of the notice has done one of the following:(1) Stated the fact to the person entitled to notice; (2) Delivered through the mail or by other means of communication a written statement of the fact to the person entitled to notice or to a proper person at the place of business or residence of the person entitled to receive a notice.(J) "Operating agreement" means all of the valid written or oral agreements of the members or, in the case of a limited liability company consisting of one member, a written declaration of that member, as to the affairs of a limited liability company and the conduct of its business.(B) Unless otherwise provided in its articles of organization, a limited liability company may take property of any description or any interest in property of any description by gift, devise, or bequest and may make donations for the public welfare or for charitable, scientific, or educational purposes.