Texas: Assumed Name Certificate Filings

Effective September 1, 2019 (pursuant to House Bill 3609), the Texas Business and Commerce Code will be amended to provide that a corporation, LP, LLP, LLC or foreign filing entity required to file an assumed name certificate shall file with the office of the Secretary of State. Under the prior code, the assumed name certificate also had to be filed with the appropriate county clerk office. The bill’s text can be accessed here.