Texas – Legislation Effective September 1

House Bill 1159 signed by the governor May 14 and effective September 1 relates to acknowledgment of written instruments on behalf of limited liability companies. 

Senate Bill 1258 signed by the governor May 22 and effective September 1 provides for prosecution under the Penal Code of LLCs and other entities governed by the Business Organizations Code. 

House Bill 3609 signed by the governor June 10 and effective September 1 provides for business entities to file assumed name certificates only in the office of the Secretary of State and repeals the requirement to also file in county clerk offices.

Texas – Legislation Effective September 1