Texas Business Organizations Code - Section 5.204. Resignation Of Registered Agent
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§ 5.204. RESIGNATION OF REGISTERED AGENT. (a) A
registered agent of a filing entity or a foreign filing entity may
resign as the registered agent by giving notice to that entity and
to the appropriate filing officer.
(b) Notice to the entity must be given to the entity at the
address of the entity most recently known by the agent.
(c) Notice to the filing officer must be given before the
11th day after the date notice under Subsection (b) is mailed or
delivered and must include:
(1) the address of the entity most recently known by
(2) a statement that written notice of the resignation
has been given to the entity; and
(3) the date on which that written notice of
resignation was given.
(d) On compliance with Subsections (b) and (c), the
appointment of the registered agent terminates. The termination is
effective on the 31st day after the date the secretary of state
receives the notice.
(e) If the filing officer finds that a notice of resignation
received by the filing officer conforms to Subsections (b) and (c),
the filing officer shall:
(1) notify the entity of the registered agent's
(2) file the resignation in accordance with Chapter 4,
except that a fee is not required to file the resignation.
Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 182, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.
Last modified: August 11, 2007