Texas Agriculture Code
Sec. § 102.163
Amendment of Marketing Agreement or License


(a)

If the department has reason to believe that an amendment of a marketing agreement or license is necessary or desirable to achieve the policy of this subchapter, the department shall conduct a hearing on the proposed amendment in the manner provided for the original hearing on execution of the agreement or issuance of the license.

(b)

Notice of a hearing under this section must refer to the marketing agreement to be amended by name and date of execution and must refer to the license to be amended by name and date of adoption.

(c)

The department may adopt an amendment under this section if it finds that the proposed amendment:

(1)

will not prevent the marketing agreement or license from meeting the requirements of Section 102.156 of this code; and

(2)

will tend to facilitate the administration of the marketing agreement or license or will enable the marketing agreement or license to better meet the requirements of Section 102.156 of this code.

(d)

A marketing agreement or license is not affected by a negative department finding under Subsection (c) of this section.

(e)

In considering an amendment under this section, the department shall consider the evidence presented at the original hearing or a hearing on a previously proposed amendment.

(f)

An amendment under this section is not effective until approved by the handlers and producers in the manner provided by Section 102.160 of this code.
Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 1271, ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1981.
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