Texas Agriculture Code - Section 161.137. Movement Of Animals From Stockyard Or Railway Shipping Pen Without Certificate
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Section: 161.116 161.131 161.132 161.133 161.134 161.135 161.136 161.137 161.138 161.139 161.140 161.1405 161.141 161.142 161.143
§ 161.137. MOVEMENT OF ANIMALS FROM STOCKYARD OR RAILWAY
SHIPPING PEN WITHOUT CERTIFICATE. (a) A person commits an offense
if the person:
(1) removes livestock from a stockyard or railway
shipping pen without a certificate required by rule of the
commission under Section 161.044 of this code; or
(2) as owner or person in charge of the stockyard or
pen, permits the removal of livestock under Subdivision (1) of this
(b) An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor
for each head of livestock moved as prohibited by Subsection (a) of
this section unless it is shown on the trial of the offense that the
defendant has been previously convicted under this section, in
which event the offense is a Class B misdemeanor.
Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 1405, ch. 388, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1981.
Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 836, § 22, eff. Sept. 1,
1989; Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 548, § 5, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Last modified: August 11, 2007