Texas Natural Resources Code Sec. § 161.212 Appraisal (a) Before purchasing land under the provisions of this chapter, the board shall have an appraisal of the property made to determine its value. (b) A person making an appraisal on behalf of the board shall be licensed or certified as an appraiser by the State of Texas. (c) The appraiser shall make a written report to the board in the form and manner required by the board. (d) Repealed by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 674, Sec. 21, eff. Sept. 1, 2003. Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2665, ch. 871, art. I, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 798, Sec. 7, eff. Sept. 1, 1985; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 674, Sec. 1, 21, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.