Texas Health & Safety Code - Section 433.034. Records
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§ 433.034. RECORDS. (a) A person engaged for intrastate
commerce in any of the following business activities shall keep
records of each of the person's business transactions:
(1) slaughtering livestock;
(2) preparing, freezing, packaging, or labeling a
livestock carcass or a part or product of a livestock carcass for
use as human food or animal food;
(3) transporting, storing, buying, or selling, as a
meat broker, wholesaler, or otherwise, a livestock carcass or a
part or product of a livestock carcass;
(4) rendering; or
(5) buying, selling, or transporting dead, dying,
disabled, or diseased livestock, or a part of a carcass of a
livestock animal that died in a manner other than slaughter.
(b) On notice by the commissioner's representative, a
person required to keep records shall at all reasonable times give
the commissioner's representative and any representative of the
United States Secretary of Agriculture accompanying the
(1) access to the person's place of business; and
(2) an opportunity to:
(A) examine the facilities, inventory, and
(B) copy the records required by this section;
(C) take a reasonable sample of the inventory, on
payment of the fair market value of the sample.
(c) The person shall maintain a record required by this
section for the period the commissioner by rule prescribes.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.
Last modified: August 11, 2007