Parks & Wild. Code Section 31.044
(a)A dealer, distributor, or manufacturer may not refuse to allow the department or a peace officer to inspect a vessel, outboard motor, or records relating to the possession, origination, ownership, or transfer of a vessel or outboard motor at a dealership or distributor’s or manufacturer’s place of business during normal business hours.
(b)The commission by rule shall adopt a policy to guide the prioritization of inspections of license holders holding a license issued under Section 31.041 (Duties of Dealers, Distributors, and Manufacturers; License Required) based on risk to water safety.
(c)The policy adopted under this section must require that the department:
(1)determine the conditions under which an on-site inspection of a license holder by the department is appropriate;
(2)develop an assessment tool for determining the appropriate frequency and intensity of department inspections of license holders, based on key risk factors and indications of increased or decreased risk, such as repeated or remedied violations and failed or passed inspections; and
(3)document all license holder inspections and the results of those inspections and make the documentation available to all employees whose job descriptions include the regulation of license holders.
(d)The policy adopted under this section may be combined with a policy adopted under Section 12.1025 (Risk-based Inspections of Nonrecreational Authorization Holders).
Section 31.044 — Inspections,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/PW/htm/PW.31.htm#31.044 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).