Texas Parks and Wildlife Code

Sec. § 77.0351
Commercial Shrimp Boat Captain’s License


(a)

No captain of a licensed commercial shrimp boat may operate a licensed commercial shrimp boat while catching or attempting to catch shrimp from the public water of this state or unloading or attempting to unload in this state shrimp and other aquatic products taken from saltwater outside this state for pay or for purposes of sale, unless the person holds a commercial shrimp boat captain’s license issued by the department.

(b)

Except as provided by Subsection (c), the fee for a resident commercial shrimp boat captain’s license shall be no less than $25 and no more than $50.

(c)

The fee for a nonresident commercial shrimp boat captain’s license is $100 or an amount set by the commission, whichever amount is more.

(d)

In this section, “resident” and “nonresident” have the meanings assigned by Section 47.001 (Definitions).

(e)

Subchapter D, Chapter 12 (Powers and Duties Concerning Wildlife), does not apply to a violation of this section if another violation of this chapter or a rule adopted under this chapter does not exist at the time of the violation.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 862, Sec. 7, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1180, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
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