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(a) A person claiming title to land may apply for a patent under Section 11.084 by filing with the commissioner an application on a form prescribed by the commissioner. The claimant must attach to the application all documentation necessary to support the claimant's request for a patent.
(b) The land office shall review the claimant's application to determine whether the claimant substantially meets the criteria for issuance of a patent under Section 11.084.
(c) If the land office determines that the application is complete for consideration by the board, the commissioner shall convene the board to determine whether a patent is to be issued under Section 11.084.
(d) The commissioner may adopt rules as necessary to administer Section 11.084 and this section.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Natural Resources Code - NAT RES § 11.085. Procedure for Applying for Patent for Interest in Land Released by State - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/natural-resources-code/nat-res-sect-11-085/
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