Form 707--General Information (Amendment to Appointment of Agent)
The attached form is drafted to meet minimal statutory filing requirements pursuant to the relevant code provisions. This form and the information provided are not substitutes for the advice and services of an attorney and tax specialist.
Commentary This form has been promulgated to comply with the provisions of the Texas Business Organizations Code (BOC) as well as other applicable law regarding amendments to an appointment of an agent authorized to receive service of process on behalf of a Texas financial institution under section 201.103 of the Texas Finance Code, an unincorporated nonprofit association under section 252.011 of the Texas Business Organizations Code, and a defense base development authority under section 378.004(b) of the Texas Local Government Code. Instructions for Form
Entity Information: The appointment must state the name of the entity, the file number assigned to the entity by the secretary of state, the type of entity, and the statute under which the appointment is made. Agent Authorized to Receive Service of Process: Complete this section if the name or address of the person authorized to serve as the agent for service of process has changed. The agent can be either (option A) a Texas entity or a foreign entity that is registered to do business in Texas or (option B) an individual resident of the state. Note that the entity may not serve as its own appointed agent and may not appoint the secretary of state as its agent. This section must also include the street address of the agent where service of process may be delivered or mailed. A post office box alone will not be sufficient. Other Amendments: Complete this section if the name of the entity or the principal office address of the entity has been changed. This section should also be completed if the entity wishes to add or change its federal employer identification number. Execution: Texas Financial Institution and Defense Base Development Authority The amendment to an appointment of agent for service of process filed by a Texas financial institution must be signed by an authorized officer of the financial institution or defense base development authority . Unincorporated Nonprofit Association The amendment to an appointment of agent for service of process filed by an unincorporated nonprofit association must be signed by a person authorized to manage the affairs of the nonprofit association. In addition, the appointment must also be signed by the person named as the entity's appointed agent if the name or address of the agent is being amended. If the appointed agent is a corporation or other legal entity, the appointment must be signed by an officer or other duly authorized representative of
the agent. By signing the appointment, the agent is accepting the appointment, is agreeing to receive service of process on behalf of the entity and is certifying that the address information is accurate. The amendment to appointment need not be notarized. However, before signing, please read the statements on this form carefully. A person commits an offense under section 4.008 of the BOC if the person signs or directs the filing of a filing instrument the person knows is materially false with the intent that the instrument be delivered to the secretary of state for filing. The offense is a Class A misdemeanor unless the person's intent is to harm or defraud another, in which case the offense is a state jail felony.
Payment and Delivery Instructions : The filing fee for an amendment to appointment by a Texas financial institution or an unincorporated nonprofit association is $5. There is no fee for the amendment to appointment of an agent by a defense base development authority. Fees may be paid by personal checks, money orders, LegalEase debit cards, or MasterCard, Visa, and Discover credit cards. Checks or money orders must be payable through a U.S. bank or financial institution and made payable to the secretary of state. Fees paid by credit card are subject to a statutorily authorized convenience fee of 2.7 percent of the total fees. Submit the completed form in duplicate along with the filing fee. The form may be mailed to P.O. Box 13697, Austin, Texas 78711-3697; faxed to (512) 463-5709; or delivered to the James Earl Rudder Office Building, 1019 Brazos, Austin, Texas 78701. If a document is transmitted by fax, credit card information must accompany the transmission (Form 807). On filing the document, the secretary of state will return the appropriate evidence of filing to the submitter together with a filestamped copy of the document, if a duplicate copy was provided as instructed.
Form 707 (Revised 07/06) Return in duplicate to: Secretary of State P.O. Box 13697 Austin, TX 78711-3697 512 463-5555 FAX: 512/463-5709 Filing Fee: See instructions
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Amendment to Appointment of Agent
The entity named below amends its appointment of an agent authorized to receive service of process
which is on file with the secretary of state.
The name of the entity is:
The file number assigned by the secretary of state to the entity is: The entity is: (Choose only one.) A Texas financial institution filing pursuant to section 201.103, Texas Finance Code. An unincorporated nonprofit association filing pursuant to section 252.011, Texas Business Organizations Code. A defense base development authority filing pursuant to section 378.004(b), Texas Local Government Code.
Amendment to Agent Authorized to Receive Service of Process
The entity amends the agent authorized to receive service of process in accordance with the information provided below. By signing this statement, the agent accepts the appointment made by the entity and certifies that the appointed agent's address in Texas is correctly shown.. A. The agent is an organization (cannot be entity named above) by the name of:
B. The agent is an individual resident of the state whose name is:
First Name M.I. Last Name Suffix
The street address of the agent to which service of process may be delivered or mailed is: TX
Street Address (No P.O. Box) City State Zip Code
The name of the entity is amended. The new name of the entity is: The principal office address of the entity is amended. The new principal office address is:
Address City State Country Zip/Postal Code
The federal tax identification number is added or amended. The number is:
The undersigned signs this document subject to the penalties imposed by law for the submission of a
materially false or fraudulent instrument.
Signature and title of authorized person(s) (see instructions)
Acceptance of Agent Appointment ( Only required if agent information amended.)
Signature of agent