Texas Business Organizations Code
Sec. § 5.251
Failure to Designate Registered Agent

The secretary of state is an agent of an entity for purposes of service of process, notice, or demand on the entity if:


the entity is a filing entity or a foreign filing entity and:


the entity fails to appoint or does not maintain a registered agent in this state; or


the registered agent of the entity cannot with reasonable diligence be found at the registered office of the entity; or


the entity is a foreign filing entity and:


the entity’s registration to do business under this code is revoked; or


the entity transacts business in this state without being registered as required by Chapter 9 (Foreign Entities).
Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 182, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.
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