Texas Business Organizations Code - Section 9.160. Publication Of Notice
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§ 9.160. PUBLICATION OF NOTICE. (a) If process in an
action under this subchapter is returned not found, the attorney
general shall publish notice in a newspaper in the county in which
the registered office of the foreign filing entity in this state is
located. The notice must contain:
(1) a statement of the pendency of the action;
(2) the title of the court;
(3) the title of the action; and
(4) the earliest date on which default judgment may be
entered by the court.
(b) Notice under this section must be published at least
once a week for two consecutive weeks beginning at any time after
the citation has been returned.
(c) The attorney general may include in one published notice
the name of each foreign filing entity against which an action for
involuntary revocation is pending in the same court.
(d) Not later than the 10th day after the date notice under
this section is first published, the attorney general shall send a
copy of the notice to the appropriate foreign filing entity at the
foreign filing entity's registered office in this state. A
certificate from the attorney general regarding the sending of the
notice is prima facie evidence that notice was sent under this
(e) Unless a foreign filing entity has been served with
citation, a default judgment may not be taken against the entity
before the 31st day after the date the notice is first published.
Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 182, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.
Last modified: August 11, 2007