Texas Parks and Wildlife Code

Sec. § 76.020
Oyster Shell Recovery and Replacement Program


The commission by proclamation may establish and conduct a program to require the recovery of oyster shell or other suitable cultch material from, and replacement of oyster shell in, the coastal waters of the state to maintain or enhance public oyster reefs.


The department may accept grants and donations of money or materials from private or public sources to be applied to the oyster shell recovery and replacement program.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 644, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 26, 1991.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1331 (S.B. 932), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2011.

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