Tex. Bus. Orgs. Code Section 1.006
Synonymous Terms

To the extent not inconsistent with the provisions of the constitution, other statutes or codes, and governing documents wherein such terms may be found, and as the context requires, in this code, any other statute or code of this state, or any governing documents:


a reference to “articles of incorporation,” “articles of organization,” “articles of association,” “certificate of limited partnership,” and “charter” includes a “certificate of formation”;


a reference to “authorized capital stock” includes “authorized shares”;


a reference to “capital stock” includes “authorized and issued shares,” “issued share,” and “stated capital”;


a reference to a “certificate of registration,” “certificate of authority,” and “permit to do business” includes “registration”;


a reference to “stock” and “shares of stock” includes “shares”;


a reference to “stockholder” includes “shareholder”;


a reference to “no par stock” includes “shares without par value”;


a reference to “paid-up capital” includes “stated capital”;


a reference to “articles of merger” includes a “certificate of merger”;


a reference to “articles of exchange” includes a “certificate of exchange”;


a reference to “articles of conversion” includes a “certificate of conversion”;


a reference to “articles of amendment” includes a “certificate of amendment”;


a reference to “articles of dissolution” or “certificate of cancellation” includes a “certificate of termination”;


a reference to “incorporator” includes an “organizer”;


a reference to “certificate of authority to transact business” includes a “registration to transact business”;


a reference to “regulations” in connection with a limited liability company includes a “company agreement”; and


a reference to “business corporation” includes a “for-profit corporation.”
Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 182, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 64 (H.B. 1319), Sec. 2, eff. January 1, 2006.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 688 (H.B. 1737), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2007.

Source: Section 1.006 — Synonymous Terms, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/BO/htm/BO.­1.­htm#1.­006 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 1.006’s source at texas​.gov