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  H.B. No. 3316
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the time for recording a durable power of attorney for
  certain real property transactions.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 751.151, Estates Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 751.151.  RECORDING FOR REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS
  REQUIRING EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF INSTRUMENTS. A durable power of
  attorney for a real property transaction requiring the execution
  and delivery of an instrument that is to be recorded, including a
  release, assignment, satisfaction, mortgage, security agreement,
  deed of trust, encumbrance, deed of conveyance, oil, gas, or other
  mineral lease, memorandum of a lease, lien, or other claim or right
  to real property, must be recorded in the office of the county clerk
  of the county in which the property is located not later than the
  30th day after the date the instrument is filed for recording.
         SECTION 2.  This Act applies only to a real property
  transaction entered into on or after the effective date of this Act.
  A real property transaction entered into before the effective date
  of this Act is governed by the law in effect when the transaction
  was entered into, and the former law is continued in effect for that
  purpose.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2015.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3316 was passed by the House on May
  15, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 128, Nays 1, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3316 was passed by the Senate on May
  26, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor