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Close this message COVID-19 - As recommended precautions continue to increase for COVID-19, the James E. Rudder Building will be closed to visitors and customers beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The Office of the Secretary of State is committed to continuing to provide services to ensure business and public filings remain available 24/7 through our online business service, SOSDirect or use the new SOSUpload. Thank you in advance for your patience during this difficult time. Information on Testing Sites is now available.

WE WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY, JULY 3RD IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY. HOLIDAY CLOSURE DETAILS

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Health Spas

Get information on what is required of health spas to operate, the current status of a health spa and whether one is owed any fees.

Legislative Bills

Images of the bills and resolutions enacted during the 86th Legislative Session are available online in pdf format.

Texas State Seal

Private use of the state seal is regulated by law. The state seal may be used for commercial purposes only if a license is obtained from the secretary of state and royalties are paid to the state. Persons needing information on private use of the state seal should contact the secretary of state.

Credit Services Organizations

Section 393.101, Finance Code, provides that, unless exempt from registration, before conducting business in Texas, a CSO must register with the secretary of state.

Athlete Agents

Athlete agents are governed by Chapter 2051 of the Texas Occupations Code and the secretary of state’s administrative rules found in Title 1, Chapter 78 of the Texas Administrative Code. Before an agent may recruit or solicit an athlete to enter into an agent contract, a financial services contract, or a professional sports services contract, an agent must obtain a certificate of registration from the secretary of state.