Texas Agriculture Code - Section 2.006. Policy: Protection Of State From Certain Pests And Diseases
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§ 2.006. POLICY: PROTECTION OF STATE FROM CERTAIN PESTS
AND DISEASES. (a) The agricultural policy of this state must
recognize that it is of paramount importance to protect this state
and the agriculture industry in this state against the intentional
or unintentional introduction or dissemination of damaging plant
and animal pests and diseases.
(b) The department, with the assistance of the Texas Animal
Health Commission, shall pursue a policy of ensuring that the
borders of this state are secure from shipments of potentially
dangerous plant and animal pests and diseases.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 1337, § 1, eff. June 18, 2005.
Last modified: August 11, 2007