Tex. Agric. Code Section 141.001

In this chapter:


“Animal” means an animate being that is not human and has the power of voluntary action.


“Board” means the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System.


“Broker” means a person who is employed on a commission basis to sell property for another person. The term does not include a person who:


has possession or absolute control over the property that is to be sold;


receives a salary; or


acts for one party to the exclusion of all others.


“Bulk” means any lot of commercial feed that is not in a closed container at the time it passes to the possession of the consumer and includes that feed at any stage of distribution.


“Container” means a bag, box, barrel, bottle, package, carton, object, apparatus, device, or appliance in which commercial feed is packed, stored, or placed for handling, transporting, or distributing.


“Cotton plant by-products” means the residue from the ginning of cotton.


“Customer-formula feed” means a mixture of commercial feed or feed material all or part of which is furnished by the person who processes, mixes, mills, or otherwise prepares the mixture and which is mixed according to the specific instructions of the purchaser. The term includes a special formula feed or a made-to-order feed.


“Director” means the director of the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station.


“Distribute” means sell, offer for sale, barter, exchange, or otherwise supply.


“Feed facility” means a site where feed, a component of feed, or feed ingredients are mixed, custom blended, ground, unground, manufactured, milled, bagged, salvaged, or processed.


“Ingredient” means a constituent material of commercial feed.


“Label” means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter on or affixed to or wrapped with a container or on an invoice or delivery slip.


“Licensee” means a person who obtains a license to operate a feed facility under this chapter.


“Official sample” means a sample of feed taken by the service and designated as official by the service.


“Product” means the name of the commercial feed that identifies it as to kind, class, or specific use and includes the brand, term, trademark, or other specific designation under which commercial feed is distributed in this state.


“Purchaser” means a person who buys or otherwise acquires a commercial feed, customer-formula feed, or custom-mix or custom-mill service.


“Service” means the Texas Feed and Fertilizer Control Service.


“Ton” means a net weight of 2,000 pounds avoirdupois or 1,000 kilograms metric.


“Weight” means net weight of a container of commercial feed expressed in either the avoirdupois or metric system.
Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 1323, ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1981. Amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 1858, ch. 349, art. 2, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1983; Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 107, Sec. 1, eff. May 17, 1985; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 314, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1996.

Source: Section 141.001 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/AG/htm/AG.­141.­htm#141.­001 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 141.001’s source at texas​.gov