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Changes from the 82nd Legislature

The statutes linked on the Secretary of State’s website are maintained by the Texas Legislature and will not reflect changes in law made by the 82nd Legislature until 2012.

Act Caption Effective
HB 1263 Relating to the powers, duties, and financing of certain facilities finance corporations 6/17/11
HB 2047 Relating to service of process at the registered office of certain registered agents. 9/1/11
HB 2098 Relating to authority of physicians and physician assistants to form and jointly own certain entities. 6/17/11
HB 2495
SB 1167
Relating to cemeteries and perpetual care cemetery corporations; providing a penalty. (These were companion bills and both were passed and signed.) 9/1/11
HB 2503 Relating to insurance agent licenses issued to certain foreign corporations and partnerships. 9/1/11
HB 2761 Relating to meetings, elections, and records of certain property owners' associations. 1/1/12
HB 3141 Relating to the registration and protection of trademarks. 9/1/12
SB 333 Relating to election procedures and qualifications of members of boards of directors for water supply or sewer service corporations. 9/1/11
SB 582 Relating to service of process on certain domestic and foreign entities for the collection of delinquent property taxes. 9/1/11
SB 748 Relating to business entities and associations. 9/1/11
SB 888 Relating to the authority of a regional transportation authority to create a local government corporation. 6/17/11
SB 1124 Relating to licensing and regulation of certain persons involved in residential mortgage lending pursuant to the Texas Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2009. 9/1/11
SB 323 Relating to the applicability of certain laws governing corporations to limited liability companies. 9/1/11
SB 410 Relating to the name and powers of the Red River Redevelopment Authority. (Authorizes authority to file assumed name with Secretary of State for name TexAmericas Center - filed 5/16/11.) 5/12/11
SB 894 Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals. 5/12/11
SB 1568 Relating to shareholder standing after mergers. 9/1/11