Title 11, Chapter 9, Section 512
Amendment of financing statement.
(a) Amendment of information in financing statement. Subject to Code Section 11-9-509, a person may add or delete collateral covered by, continue or terminate the effectiveness of, or, subject to subsection (e) of this Code section, otherwise amend the information provided in a financing statement by filing an amendment that:
(1) Identifies, by its file number, the initial financing
statement to which the amendment relates; and
(2) If the amendment relates to an initial financing statement filed or recorded in a filing office described in paragraph (1) of subsection (a) of Code Section 11-9-501, provides the information specified in subsection (b) of Code Section 11-9-502.
(b) Period of effectiveness not affected. Except as otherwise provided in Code Section 11-9-515, the filing of an amendment does not extend the period of effectiveness of the financing statement.
(c) Effectiveness of amendment adding collateral. A financing
statement that is amended by an amendment that adds collateral is
effective as to the added collateral only from the date of the
filing of the amendment.
(d) Effectiveness of amendment adding debtor. A financing statement
that is amended by an amendment that adds a debtor is effective as
to the added debtor only from the date of the filing of the
(e) Certain amendments ineffective. An amendment is ineffective to
the extent it:
(1) Purports to delete all debtors and fails to provide the name
of a debtor to be covered by the financing statement; or
(2) Purports to delete all secured parties of record and fails to
provide the name of a new secured party of record.