Texas Agriculture Code
Sec. § 111.004
Baling


(a)

Each bale of cotton ginned by a ginner shall be wrapped so that:

(1)

the bale will be completely covered when compressed and the ends of the bale are closed and well sewn; and

(2)

the markings on the bale will remain intact and visible under ordinary conditions.

(b)

In compressing, recompressing, baling, or rebaling cotton, each person owning, operating, or working for a compress in this state shall, prior to delivery of a bale to a common carrier, bind and tie the bale so that the bale is free of:

(1)

dangerously exposed ends of bands or buckles; or

(2)

dangerously exposed or protruding parts of ties, bands, buckles, or splices.
Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 1299, ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1981.
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