Texas Health and Safety Code

Sec. § 821.054
Requirements for Use of Commercially Compressed Carbon Monoxide


(a)

The executive commissioner by rule shall establish:

(1)

standards for a carbon monoxide chamber used to euthanize an animal to which Section 821.052 (Methods of Euthanasia)(b) applies; and

(2)

requirements and procedures for administering commercially compressed carbon monoxide to euthanize an animal to which Section 821.052 (Methods of Euthanasia)(b) applies.

(b)

A person administering commercially compressed carbon monoxide to euthanize an animal to which Section 821.052 (Methods of Euthanasia)(b) applies:

(1)

may use only a carbon monoxide chamber that meets the standards established by department rule; and

(2)

may administer the commercially compressed carbon monoxide only in accordance with the requirements and procedures established by department rule.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 30, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 23 (S.B. 360), Sec. 3, eff. May 10, 2013.
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