(a) Except as provided by this section, a member of a society is not liable to the society or its creditors for an amount that exceeds the amount unpaid on the member’s membership certificates. When the member pays for the certificates in full, the member’s liability ceases.
(b) A society, by clear provisions of its bylaws, may provide that:
(1) each member is liable for an amount, in addition to that provided by Subsection (a) of this section, equal to the price paid for the membership certificates owned by the member and payable on assessment of the board of directors for payment of the society’s obligations; or
(2) each member may waive the right to claim personal property exempt from seizure for the member’s obligations to the society.

Terms Used In Texas Agriculture Code 51.016

  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.