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Texas Agriculture Code - Chapter 134 Regulation Of Aquaculture

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  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.001 - Definitions
    In this chapter only: (1) "Cultured species" means aquatic animals raised under conditions where at least a portion of their life cycle is controlled by ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.002 - Aquaculture Program
    The department may: (1) promote aquaculture products; (2) provide technical assistance, including demonstrations, to aquaculturists; (3) provide coordinated support through colleges and universities and other ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.003 - Program Administrator; Staff
    (a) The department shall designate a person to administer the department's aquaculture program. (b) The department or the department's program administrator may employ the necessary ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.004 - Contracts
    The department, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, the Texas Animal Health Commission, and the Parks and Wildlife Department may contract with state, federal, or ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.005 - Rules
    (a) The department and the Parks and Wildlife Commission shall adopt rules to carry out their respective duties under this chapter. (b) The department by ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.006 - Aquaculture Fund
    (a) The aquaculture fund is established in the state treasury. (b) The department shall deposit to the credit of the fund the fees received from ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.011 - Licensing
    (a) A person may not operate an aquaculture facility without first having acquired from the department an aquaculture license. (b) The department shall: (1) maintain ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.012 - Fish Farm Vehicle License Required
    (a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), if a vehicle is used to transport cultured species from a private facility and the cultured species are ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.013 - Additional Requirements For Shrimp Production Within The Coastal Zone
    (a) A commercial aquaculture facility located within the coastal zone and engaged in the production of shrimp: (1) must obtain a site-specific wastewater discharge permit ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.014 - License Fees
    (a) The department shall issue an aquaculture license or a fish farm vehicle license on completion of applicable license requirements and the payment of a ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.015 - Form, Duration, And Renewal Of License
    (a) An aquaculture license must be on a numbered form provided by the department. (b) A license is valid for two years after the date ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.016 - Records
    (a) The holder of an aquaculture license shall maintain a record of sales of cultured species for a period of time of not less than ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.017 - Culture And Sale Of Cultured Species
    Cultured species of any kind, size, or number may be raised, possessed, transported, and sold anywhere, at any time, to any person, for any purpose ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.018 - License Not Required For Sale Of Certain Fish
    (a) An aquaculture license is not required for the sale of fish: (1) that are not on the Parks and Wildlife Department's list of exotic ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.019 - Marketing Of Cultured Redfish And Cultured Speckled Sea Trout
    (a) The commissioner shall adopt rules providing for the raising, sale, transportation, and possession of cultured redfish and cultured speckled sea trout raised by an ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.020 - Exotic Species
    (a) The Parks and Wildlife Commission shall adopt rules regulating the importation, possession, propagation, and sale of harmful or potentially harmful exotic species by an ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.021 - Federal Grants
    Federal grants for research and development of commercial fisheries may be used for individual aquaculture projects. Acts 1975, 64th Leg., ch. 545, § 1, eff. ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.022 - Aquaculture Facility Protected
    (a) A person, other than the owner or operator of an aquaculture facility, may not fish on an aquaculture facility without the consent of the ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.023 - Penalties
    (a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), (c), or (d) of this section, a person who violates any provision of this chapter or rule adopted ...
  • Texas Agriculture Code Section 134.031 - Memorandum Of Understanding
    (a) The department, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, and the Parks and Wildlife Department shall enter into a memorandum of understanding for the regulation ...
  • Last modified: August 11, 2007