Texas Business Organizations Code
Sec. § 251.354
Failure to File Report


(a)

If a cooperative association required by Section 251.353 (Annual Report of Financial Condition) to file a copy of a report with the secretary of state does not file the report within the prescribed time, the secretary of state shall send written notice of the requirement to the cooperative association at the cooperative association’s principal office not later than the 60th day after the date the report becomes due.

(b)

If a cooperative association required by Section 251.353 (Annual Report of Financial Condition) to file a report at the cooperative association’s registered office, but not with the secretary of state, fails to file the report within the prescribed time, the secretary of state or any member of the cooperative association may send written notice of the requirement to the cooperative association’s principal office.

(c)

If the cooperative association does not file the report before the 61st day after the date notice is sent under Subsection (a) or (b), a member of the cooperative association or the attorney general may seek a writ of mandamus against the cooperative association and the appropriate officer or officers to compel the filing of the report. The court shall require the cooperative association or the officer who is determined to be at fault to pay the expenses of the proceeding, including attorney’s fees.
Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 182, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.
Amended by:
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 75 (S.B. 1518), Sec. 32, eff. September 1, 2017.
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