Following a merger involving one or more partnerships, if the successor partnership is not a partnership organized under this subtitle, there shall be included in the articles of merger filed under § 9A-903 of this subtitle for each partnership organized under this subtitle a statement that:
(1) The successor partnership agrees that it may be served with process in this State in any action, suit, or proceeding for the enforcement of any obligation of the nonsurviving partnership that arose before the merger;
(2) Irrevocably appoints the Department as its agent to accept service of process in any such action, suit, or proceeding described under item (1) of this section; and
(3) Specifies the address to which a copy of the process shall be mailed by the Department.
1997, ch. 654, § 2; 1998, ch. 743, §§ 1, 3.