Texas Parks and Wildlife Code

Sec. § 47.012
Purchase of Aquatic Products by Restaurant Owner, Operator, or Employee


No restaurant owner, operator, or employee may purchase for consumption by the restaurant’s patrons on the restaurant’s premises any aquatic product from any person or entity in this state unless the person purchases the aquatic product from the holder of:

(1)

a wholesale fish dealer’s license;

(2)

a general commercial fisherman’s license;

(3)

a fish farmer’s license;

(4)

a commercial shrimp boat license;

(5)

a commercial shrimp boat captain’s license;

(6)

a commercial crab fisherman’s license;

(7)

a commercial finfish fisherman’s license; or

(8)

a commercial gulf shrimp unloading license.
Added by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 827, Sec. 3, eff. Aug. 26, 1985. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 491, Sec. 9, eff. Sept. 1, 1991; Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 586, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1991; Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 723, Sec. 5, eff. Sept. 1, 1991; Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 365, Sec. 13, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 862, Sec. 5, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 455, Sec. 6, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1151 (H.B. 1260), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2017.
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