Tex. Bus. Orgs. Code Section 2.003
General Prohibited Purposes

A domestic entity may not:


engage in a business or activity that:


is expressly unlawful or prohibited by a law of this state; or


cannot lawfully be engaged in by that entity under state law; or


operate as a:




trust company;


savings association;


insurance company;


cemetery organization, except as authorized by Chapter 711 (General Provisions Relating to Cemeteries), 712 (Perpetual Care Cemeteries), or 715 (Certain Historic Cemeteries), Health and Safety Code; or


abstract or title company governed by Title 11, Insurance Code.
Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 182, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 728 (H.B. 2018), Sec. 11.103, eff. January 1, 2006.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 688 (H.B. 1737), Sec. 4, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 84 (S.B. 1442), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2009.

Source: Section 2.003 — General Prohibited Purposes, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/BO/htm/BO.­2.­htm#2.­003.

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