Tex. Agric. Code Section 131.061
Identification Required


Except as provided by Subsection (b), a person may not operate an apiary in this state unless the hives are:


clearly and permanently marked with the name of the person as provided by Section 131.064 (Manner of Affixing Name or Brand to Hives);


branded in accordance with Section 131.064 (Manner of Affixing Name or Brand to Hives) with a brand registered to the person by the chief apiary inspector; or


identified by a weatherproof sign posted within the apiary containing the name and contact information or the brand number of the person managing the apiary, printed in lettering at least one inch high.


An apiary at the principal residence of a beekeeper is exempt from the requirements of Subsection (a).
Amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 1884, ch. 350, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1983; Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 418, Sec. 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.
Amended by:
Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 882 (H.B. 4538), Sec. 17, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 131.061 — Identification Required, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/AG/htm/AG.­131.­htm#131.­061 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 131.061’s source at texas​.gov