Local Gov't Code Section 303.028
Certificate of Amendment
(a)The original and two copies of the articles of amendment and a certified copy of the resolution of the sponsor’s governing body authorizing the articles shall be delivered to the secretary of state.
(b)If the secretary of state finds that the articles of amendment comply with this chapter and are authorized by the sponsor’s governing body, the secretary of state, on payment of the fees required by this chapter, shall:
(1)write “filed” on the original and on each copy of the articles of amendment and the month, day, and year of the filing;
(2)file the original in the office of the secretary of state; and
(3)issue two certificates of amendment with a copy of the articles of amendment attached to each.
(c)The secretary of state shall deliver to the corporation or its representative and to the sponsor’s governing body a certificate of amendment with a copy of the articles of amendment attached.
(d)The amendment to the articles of incorporation takes effect on issuance of the certificate of amendment.
(e)An amendment does not affect an existing cause of action in favor of or against the corporation, a pending suit to which the corporation is a party, or an existing right of a person. Change of the corporate name by amendment does not abate a suit brought by or against the corporation under its former name.
Section 303.028 — Certificate of Amendment,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.303.htm#303.028 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).