Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 768.001

In this chapter:


“Bull riding helmet” means a rodeo helmet that is designed to provide substantial protection for a person’s head and face during bull riding.


“Child” means a person under 18 years of age.


“Department” means the Department of State Health Services.


“Executive commissioner” means the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission.


“Protective vest” means protective clothing that covers a person’s chest and torso to prevent or mitigate injury to those areas.


“Rodeo” means an exhibition or competition, without regard to whether the participants are compensated, involving activities related to cowboy skills, including:


riding a horse, with or without a saddle, with the goal of remaining on the horse while it attempts to throw off the rider;


riding a bull;


roping an animal, including roping as part of a team;


wrestling a steer; and


riding a horse in a pattern around preset barrels or other obstacles.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 868 (S.B. 2505), Sec. 1, eff. June 19, 2009.

Source: Section 768.001 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­768.­htm#768.­001 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 768.001’s source at texas​.gov