Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 826.044
Quarantine; Criminal Penalty


A person commits an offense if the person fails or refuses to quarantine or present for quarantine or testing an animal that:


is required to be placed in quarantine or presented for testing under Section 826.042 (Quarantine of Animals) and department rules; or


is required to be placed in quarantine under ordinances or rules adopted under this chapter by a county or municipality within whose jurisdiction the act occurs.


An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.1617, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 826.044 — Quarantine; Criminal Penalty, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­826.­htm#826.­044 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 826.044’s source at texas​.gov