Texas Parks and Wildlife Code - Section 43.075. Game Birds In Captivity; Banding
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§ 43.075. GAME BIRDS IN CAPTIVITY; BANDING. (a) A
licensee may hold pen-reared birds in captivity on the private bird
hunting area only for release to provide hunting.
(b) All pen-reared birds released on a private bird hunting
area shall be banded with a metal or plastic band before release.
(c) Each band must show the identification number of the
(d) The band must remain on each bird killed until the bird
is taken to the permanent residence of the hunter, the permanent
residence of another person receiving the bird, or a cold storage or
processing facility unless the name and identification number of
the licensee has been stamped or printed on the box, wrapping, or
package containing the carcass of a bird that has been processed and
possessed, shipped, or transported without the band attached.
(e) This subchapter may not be construed to exempt the
holder of a private bird hunting area license from the requirement
of a commercial game bird breeder's license if the pen-reared birds
are propagated on the licensed area.
Acts 1975, 64th Leg., p. 1405, ch. 545, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1975.
Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 512, § 2, eff. Sept. 1,
1989; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1256, § 33, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Last modified: August 11, 2007