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(a) A common or contract carrier may not be used to perform an act in accordance with this title unless the carrier:
(1) is a bona fide, for profit carrier, the primary business of which is transporting or delivering property for compensation and the business practices of which are reasonable and prudent according to the usual standards for the business in which it is engaged;
(2) routinely uses receipts that:
(A) permit the carrier to retrieve a receipt or information contained in a receipt;
(B) provide space for the name and residence address of a person who delivers a parcel to the carrier; and
(C) provide space for the date, time, and address at which parcels are received by the carrier; and
(3) complies with laws requiring the carrier to file an assumed name with each county in which the carrier receives or delivers parcels or with the secretary of state, as appropriate.
(b) A common or contract carrier may not be used to perform an act in accordance with this title if the carrier transports property as an incidental activity of a nontransportation business activity regardless of whether the carrier imposes a separate charge for the transportation.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Election Code - ELEC § 81.005. Common or Contract Carrier - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/election-code/elec-sect-81-005.html
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