Texas Parks and Wildlife Code

Sec. § 66.0071
Removal of Harmful Aquatic Plants

On leaving any public or private body of water in this state, a person shall immediately remove and lawfully dispose of any exotic aquatic plant on the list of prohibited plants adopted under Section 66.0072 (Exotic Harmful or Potentially Harmful Aquatic Plants) that is clinging or attached to the person’s:


vessel or watercraft; or


trailer, motor vehicle, or other mobile device used to transport or launch a vessel or watercraft.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 992 (H.B. 2026), Sec. 27, eff. June 18, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 952 (H.B. 3391), Sec. 15, eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 661 (S.B. 1480), Sec. 5, eff. June 17, 2011.

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