Texas Business Organizations Code
Sec. § 5.208
Immunity From Liability


(a)

A person designated or appointed as the registered agent of a represented entity is not liable solely because of the person’s designation or appointment as registered agent for the debts, liabilities, or obligations of the represented entity.

(b)

A person who has been designated or appointed as a registered agent in a registered agent filing but has not consented to serve as the represented entity’s registered agent may not be held liable:

(1)

under a judgment, decree, or order of a court, agency, or tribunal of any type, or in any other manner, in this or any other state, or on any other basis, for a debt, obligation, or liability of the represented entity, whether arising in contract, tort, or otherwise, solely because of the person’s designation or appointment as registered agent; or

(2)

to the represented entity or to a person who reasonably relied on the unauthorized designation or appointment solely because of the person’s failure or refusal to perform the duties of a registered agent under Section 5.206 (Duties of Registered Agent).
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1123 (H.B. 1787), Sec. 5, eff. January 1, 2010.
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