Texas Passes Restrictive Racial Covenant Bill

June 3, 2021

At the request of a property owner or someone with an interest in real property, the Senate Bill 30 provides a mechanism for a judge to remove by an order language from deeds that prohibits ownership based on race, color, religion or national origin in violation of the Texas statutes. It also instructs the county clerk to file and index the deed modification. The Texas Land Title Association supported the legislation after working with the bill authors.

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