Tex. Agric. Code Section 134.020
Exotic Species


The Parks and Wildlife Commission shall adopt rules regulating the importation, possession, propagation, and sale of harmful or potentially harmful exotic species by an aquaculturist.


The Parks and Wildlife Commission, after consulting with the commissioner and an individual designated by the chairman of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System, shall determine and publish a list of harmful or potentially harmful exotic species that an aquaculturist may not import, possess, or sell as part of the person’s aquaculture activities.


An aquaculturist may not release in public water harmful or potentially harmful exotic species except as provided by Section 66.007 (Exotic Harmful or Potentially Harmful Fish and Shellfish), Parks and Wildlife Code.


The Parks and Wildlife Department shall enforce the rules adopted under this section.
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 637, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 491, Sec. 11, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.

Source: Section 134.020 — Exotic Species, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/AG/htm/AG.­134.­htm#134.­020 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 134.020’s source at texas​.gov