Texas Business Organizations Code
Sec. § 101.206
Prohibited Distribution; Duty to Return


(a)

Unless the distribution is made in compliance with Chapter 11, a limited liability company may not make a distribution to a member of the company if, immediately after making the distribution, the companys total liabilities, other than liabilities described by Subsection (b), exceed the fair value of the companys total assets.

(b)

For purposes of Subsection (a), the liabilities of a limited liability company do not include:

(1)

a liability related to the members membership interest; or

(2)

except as provided by Subsection (c), a liability for which the recourse of creditors is limited to specified property of the company.

(c)

For purposes of Subsection (a), the assets of a limited liability company include the fair value of property subject to a liability for which recourse of creditors is limited to specified property of the company only if the fair value of that property exceeds the liability.

(d)

A member of a limited liability company who receives a distribution from the company in violation of this section is not required to return the distribution to the company unless the member had knowledge of the violation.

(e)

This section may not be construed to affect the obligation of a member of a limited liability company to return a distribution to the company under the company agreement or other state or federal law.

(f)

For purposes of this section, "distribution" does not include an amount constituting reasonable compensation for present or past services or a reasonable payment made in the ordinary course of business under a bona fide retirement plan or other benefits program.
Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 182, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 84 (S.B. 1442), Sec. 41, eff. September 1, 2009.
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