Tex. Occ. Code Section 1803.055
Solicitor Registration Statement and Fee


(a)

Before beginning solicitations for a public safety entity or public safety publication, a public safety solicitor shall file with the secretary of state a registration statement containing:

(1)

the name, street and mailing address, and telephone number of the solicitor;

(2)

the name, street and mailing address, and telephone number of each public safety entity or public safety publication for whom the solicitor solicits or will solicit in this state; and

(3)

if the solicitor is a nonresident, an irrevocable written consent appointing the secretary of state as agent for service of process on the solicitor for any action pertaining to a violation of this chapter.

(b)

The registration statement required by Subsection (a) must be accompanied by:

(1)

a $500 registration fee; and

(2)

a bond as required by Section 1803.056 (Solicitor Bond).

(c)

A registration statement takes effect on the date the secretary of state issues a certificate and is valid for one year. The statement may be renewed annually by filing a renewal registration statement and paying the registration fee required by Subsection (b).

(d)

A solicitor shall file an updated statement with the secretary of state not later than the 30th day after the date of a change of street address, mailing address, phone number, or name.
Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.

Source: Section 1803.055 — Solicitor Registration Statement and Fee, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­1803.­htm#1803.­055 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 1803.055’s source at texas​.gov