Sec. 17.033. SUBSTITUTED SERVICE THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE.
(a) If substituted service of citation is authorized under the Texas
Rules of Civil Procedure, the court, in accordance with the rules
adopted by the supreme court under Subsection (b), may prescribe as a
method of service an electronic communication sent to the defendant
through a social media presence.
(b) The supreme court shall adopt rules to provide for the
substituted service of citation by an electronic communication sent
to a defendant through a social media presence.
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Statute text rendered on: 6/1/2020 - 83 -
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 606 (S.B. 891), Sec.
10.04(a), eff. June 1, 2020.
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