Secretary of State fees bill OK’d by Louisiana House

Certain fees charged by the secretary of state’s office could be going up.

The Louisiana House voted 78-8 for legislation authorizing increases in fees related to filing and recording of domestic corporations, limited liability companies, nonprofit corporations, foreign corporations, trade names, trade marks and service marks.

The increases range from $5 to $25.

A fiscal note projects a $2.8 million increase in annual revenues associated with the changes.

House Bill 430, sponsored by House Speaker Pro Tem Walt Leger III, D-New Orleans, now heads to the Senate for consideration.