Definitions for "FILED"
The stage in a bill's legislative progress when it is given a bill number and introduced into the legislative process. Members of the house of representatives file bills with the chief clerk of the house. Senators file bills with the secretary of the senate.
The act of delivering a document to the Clerk for processing and placement in the hard copy file.
IRS tax-exempt status: Has your congregation filed with the Internal Revenue Service for its own official 501(c)(3) status