(a) Subject to Section 9.509, a person may add or delete collateral covered by, continue or terminate the effectiveness
of, or, subject to Subsection (e), otherwise amend the information provided in a financing
statement by filing an amendment that:
(1) identifies, by its file number, the initial financing statement to which the amendment
(2) if the amendment relates to an initial financing statement filed or recorded in
a filing office described in Section 9.501(a)(1), provides the information specified in Section 9.502(b).
(b) Except as otherwise provided in Section 9.515, the filing of an amendment does not extend the period of effectiveness of the financing
(c) A financing statement that is amended by an amendment that adds collateral is
effective as to the added collateral only from the date of the filing of the amendment.
(d) A financing statement that is amended by an amendment that adds a debtor is effective
as to the added debtor only from the date of the filing of the amendment.
(e) An amendment is ineffective to the extent it:
(1) purports to delete all debtors and fails to provide the name of a debtor to be
covered by the financing statement; or
(2) purports to delete all secured parties of record and fails to provide the name
of a new secured party of record.
(f) A secured party may change the name or mailing address of the secured party in
more than one financing statement by filing a master amendment setting forth the name
of the secured party and file number of each financing statement and the new name
or mailing address of the secured party. The secured party must also provide filing information in computer-readable form
prescribed by the Secretary of State.
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