Texas Agriculture Code - Section 301.001. Definitions.
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Section: 203.161 251.001 251.002 251.003 251.004 251.005 251.006 301.001 301.051 301.052 301.053 301.054 301.055 301.056 301.057
§ 301.001. DEFINITIONS.. In this chapter:
(1) "Executive director" means the executive director
of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
(2) "Operation" means the performance of weather
modification and control activities entered into for the purpose of
producing or attempting to produce a certain modifying effect
within one geographical area over one continuing time interval not
exceeding four years.
(3) "Research and development" means theoretical
analysis, exploration, experimentation, and the extension of
investigative findings and theories of a scientific or technical
nature into practical application for experimental and
demonstration purposes, including the experimental production and
testing of models, devices, equipment, materials, and processes.
(4) "Weather modification and control" means changing
or controlling, or attempting to change or control, by artificial
methods the natural development of atmospheric cloud forms or
precipitation forms that occur in the troposphere.
(5) "Weather modification and control program" means
the research, development, licensing, and permitting and other
associated activities to be administered by the Texas Department of
Licensing and Regulation.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1276, § 2.001(a), eff. Sept.
Last modified: August 11, 2007