Texas Parks and Wildlife Code - Section 61.201. Livingston Dam Fishing Platform
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Section: 61.058 61.060 61.101 61.102 61.103 61.104 61.106 61.201 61.204 61.205 61.206 61.901 62.001 62.002 62.002
§ 61.201. LIVINGSTON DAM FISHING PLATFORM. (a) No person
may permanently anchor a barge, boat, or other fishing platform on
the Trinity River downstream from the Livingston Dam within the
area between the restricted area boundary that is 1,000 feet from
the dam and a point 1,500 feet downstream from the dam. A barge,
boat, or other fishing platform is considered permanently anchored
if it is anchored in the described area:
(1) for more than 10 hours in a 24-hour period without
moving 100 feet or more during that time; or
(2) for five or more consecutive days, whether or not
it has been moved.
(b) No person may leave a barge, boat, or other fishing
platform unattended for any period of time if the barge, boat, or
platform is within the area described in Subsection (a) of this
(c) A barge, boat, or other fishing platform that is left
unattended for any period of time within the area described in
Subsection (a) of this section may be impounded and may be reclaimed
only by payment of both the fine imposed under this chapter and the
cost of impoundment.
(d) Property impounded under this section that has not been
claimed within the time period specified in Section 683.002,
Transportation Code, for disposition of an abandoned automobile is
considered abandoned and may be disposed of in the same manner as an
abandoned automobile in accordance with Chapter 683 of that code.
(e) This section may be enforced by any peace officer listed
in Article 2.12, Code of Criminal Procedure.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 130, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, § 30.234, eff. Sept. 1,
Last modified: August 11, 2007