Texas Business Organizations Code
Sec. § 5.205
Rejection of Appointment


(a)

A person designated or appointed as an entity’s registered agent in a registered agent filing without the person’s consent may terminate the person’s appointment or designation as registered agent by filing a statement of rejection of appointment with the filing officer.

(b)

The statement of rejection of appointment must:

(1)

be signed by the person named as registered agent;

(2)

contain the name of the represented entity; and

(3)

contain a statement certifying that the person did not consent to serve as the represented entity’s registered agent on the date on which the registered agent filing on which the person is named as registered agent took effect.

(c)

On acceptance of the statement of rejection of appointment by the filing officer, the designation or appointment of that person as registered agent and the designation of the registered office terminate.

(d)

On termination of the designation or appointment of a registered agent and the designation of the registered office, the secretary of state shall send notice to the represented entity of the necessity to designate or appoint a new registered agent and registered office in accordance with Section 9.101 (Revocation of Registration by Secretary of State) or 11.251 (Termination of Filing Entity by Secretary of State), as applicable.

(e)

The filing officer may not charge a fee for the filing of a statement of rejection of appointment.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1123 (H.B. 1787), Sec. 5, eff. January 1, 2010.
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