Tex. Agric. Code Section 134.018
Sale of Certain Fish


(a)

This section applies to the sale of fish:

(1)

that are not on the Parks and Wildlife Department’s list of exotic fish, shellfish, and aquatic plants;

(2)

collected from a private facility on private land by a person who operates a commercial aquaculture facility;

(3)

by the owner of the private facility from which the fish were collected;

(4)

to manage the fish population in the private facility; and

(5)

to a person who operates a commercial aquaculture facility.

(b)

Not later than the 30th day after the sale of fish under this section, a buyer who operates a commercial aquaculture facility shall submit a copy of the invoice for the sale to the Parks and Wildlife Department. The seller and the buyer shall maintain a record of the sale for not less than one year. The record must contain at least:

(1)

the invoice number;

(2)

the date of the sale;

(3)

the name and address of the seller;

(4)

the physical location of the facility from which the fish were collected;

(5)

the buyer’s name and address and the name and address of the buyer’s commercial aquaculture facility; and

(6)

the number of fish sold.

(c)

Sections 66.020 (Sale and Purchase of Protected Fish) and 66.111 (Sale and Purchase of Certain Fish), Parks and Wildlife Code, do not apply to a sale under this section.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 759 (H.B. 3024), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 848 (S.B. 703), Sec. 33, eff. September 1, 2021.

Source: Section 134.018 — Sale of Certain Fish, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/AG/htm/AG.­134.­htm#134.­018 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 134.018’s source at texas​.gov