Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code - Section 66.001. Grounds

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§ 66.001. GROUNDS. An action in the nature of quo warranto is available if: (1) a person usurps, intrudes into, or unlawfully holds or executes a franchise or an office, including an office in a corporation created by the authority of this state; (2) a public officer does an act or allows an act that by law causes a forfeiture of his office; (3) an association of persons acts as a corporation without being legally incorporated; (4) a corporation does or omits an act that requires a surrender or causes a forfeiture of its rights and privileges as a corporation; (5) a corporation exercises power not granted by law; (6) a railroad company charges an extortionate rate for transportation of freight or passengers; or (7) a railroad company unlawfully refuses to move over its lines the cars of another railroad company. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.

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