Texas Business and Commerce Code
Sec. § 57.301
Coerced Orders, Deliveries, or Refusals to Purchase


(a)

A supplier may not coerce, compel, or require a dealer to accept delivery of equipment or a repair part that has not been voluntarily ordered by the dealer, unless:

(1)

the equipment or repair part is a safety feature required by the supplier or applicable law; or

(2)

the dealer is otherwise required by applicable law to accept the delivery.

(b)

A supplier may not coerce a dealer to refuse purchase of equipment manufactured by another supplier.

(c)

It shall not be considered a violation of this section if the supplier requires a dealer to have or provide separate facilities, financial statements, or sales staff for major competing product lines if the supplier gives the dealer at least three years notice of such a requirement.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1039 (H.B. 3079), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2011.
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