Effective January 1, 2012, pursuant to Subchapter L, Chapter 53, Texas Property Code, statutory forms are required for any waiver and release of a lien or payment bond claim. House Bill 1456 of the 82nd Legislature contains the statutory wording for the forms and other important changes in law. HB 1456 can be found here.

Sample forms:

Final Payment - Conditional Waiver & Release

Final Payment - Unconditional Waiver & Release

Progress Payment - Conditional Waiver & Release

Progress Payment - Unconditional Waiver & Release