Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 829.002
Training Required

A person may not perform the duties of an animal control officer unless:


the person:


completes a basic animal control course under this chapter not later than the first anniversary of the date the person assumes animal control duties; or


completed a personnel training course on or before June 30, 2008, under Section 823.004 (Microchip Scan Required) as it existed on that date; and


the person completes 30 hours of continuing education under this chapter during each three-year period following:


the date the person completes the basic animal control course; or


June 30, 2008, if the person completed a personnel training course under Subdivision (1)(B).
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1331 (S.B. 1562), Sec. 1, eff. July 1, 2008.

Source: Section 829.002 — Training Required, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­829.­htm#829.­002 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 829.002’s source at texas​.gov