By: King of Zavala H.B. No. 2995
Substitute the following for H.B. No. 2995:
By: Vo C.S.H.B. No. 2995
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
relating to a person who is entitled to claim a lien on certain
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Subtitle B, Title 5, Property Code, is amended by
adding Chapter 64 to read as follows:
CHAPTER 64. STAFF LEASING SERVICES COMPANY LIEN
Sec. 64.001. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter "client
company," "staff leasing services," and "staff leasing services
company" have the meanings assigned by Section 91.001, Labor Code.
Sec. 64.002. LIEN. A staff leasing services company that
provides staff leasing services for a client company under a
contract with the client company or an agent of the client company
has the right to file a lien under this chapter for the amount due
under the contract.
Sec. 64.003. PROPERTY SUBJECT TO LIEN. The lien attaches to
all products, papers, machinery, tools, fixtures, appurtenances,
goods, wares, merchandise, contracts, chattels, or other things of
value that are created wholly or partly with the staff leasing
services provided or that are necessarily connected with the
performance of the staff leasing services provided and that are
owned by or in possession of the client company or the agent of the
client company that entered into the contract with the staff
leasing services company.
Sec. 64.004. DURATION OF LIEN. A lien created under this
chapter expires on the first anniversary of the date of attachment.
SECTION 2. The change in law made by Chapter 64, Property
Code, as added by this Act, applies only to a contract entered into
on or after the effective date of this Act. A contract entered into
before the effective date of this Act is governed by the law in
effect when the contract was entered into, and the former law is
continued in effect for that purpose.
SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.