Texas Business Organizations Code
Sec. § 5.200
Definitions


In this subchapter:

(1)

“Registered agent filing” means:

(A)

the certificate of formation or similar organizational document of a domestic represented entity;

(B)

the application for registration of a foreign represented entity;

(C)

an appointment of agent by an unincorporated nonprofit association under Section 252.011 (Appointment of Agent to Receive Service of Process);

(D)

an appointment of agent by a Texas financial institution under Section 201.103 (Appointment of Agent to Receive Service of Process), Finance Code;

(E)

an appointment of agent by a defense base development authority under Section 379B.004 (Powers and Duties of Authority)(b), Local Government Code;

(F)

a statement by a represented entity to change the entity’s registered agent, registered office, or both;

(G)

a certificate of merger or certificate of conversion;

(H)

a certificate of amendment to the certificate of formation or similar organizational document or the registration of a represented entity;

(I)

a restated certificate of formation or similar organizational document of a represented entity;

(J)

any other instrument that is required or permitted by law to be filed by a represented entity that effects a change or correction to the instruments listed in Paragraphs (A)-(I); and

(K)

a certificate of reinstatement filed under Chapter 9 (Foreign Entities) or 11 (Winding up and Termination of Domestic Entity).

(2)

“Represented domestic entity” means:

(A)

a filing entity;

(B)

an unincorporated nonprofit association for which an appointment of agent has been filed;

(C)

a Texas financial institution for which an appointment of agent has been filed;

(D)

a defense base development authority for which an appointment of agent has been filed; or

(E)

any corporation, association, or other organization incorporated or organized under any special statute of this state, that is governed wholly or partly by this code, or to which the general corporate laws are applicable.

(3)

“Represented entity” means a represented domestic entity or represented foreign entity.

(4)

“Represented foreign entity” means:

(A)

a foreign filing entity for which a registration has been filed;

(B)

a foreign limited liability partnership for which a registration has been filed;

(C)

a foreign financial institution for which a registration has been filed; or

(D)

any corporation, association, or other organization incorporated or organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than this state that is granted authority to conduct its affairs in this state under any special statute of this state, that is governed wholly or partly by this code, or to which the general corporate laws are applicable.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1123 (H.B. 1787), Sec. 1, eff. January 1, 2010.
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