Texas Parks and Wildlife Code

Sec. § 66.021
Protected Fish: Display of Documents


(a)

A person commits an offense if the person possesses a fish described by Subsection 66.020(a) of this code under Subsection 66.020(b) of this code and:

(1)

fails to keep with the fish a document or documents that verify the place of origin of the fish; or

(2)

fails, on the request of a game warden, to present to the game warden without delay a document or documents that verify the place of origin of the fish.

(b)

Documents that verify the place of origin of any fish described by Subsection 66.020(a) of this code include tags, labels, or invoices required by this code, a regulation of the commission, Chapter 134 (Regulation of Aquaculture) of the Agriculture Code, or a regulation of the commissioner of agriculture.

(c)

To commit an offense under Subsection (a) of this section, a person is not required to have a culpable mental state.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 723, Sec. 13, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.
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