Tex. Parks & Wild. Code Section 78.003
Shell Buyer License


(a)

No person may purchase for commercial use mussel or clam shells that have been taken from the public water of the state without a resident or nonresident shell buyer’s license, except as allowed under Section 78.005 (Exemption for Personal Use and Consumption) of this code.

(b)

The license form shall be prescribed by the department.

(c)

The license fee for a resident shell buyer’s license is $100 or an amount set by the commission, whichever amount is more.

(d)

The license fee for a nonresident shell buyer’s license is $1,500 or an amount set by the commission, whichever amount is more.

(e)

The holder of a shell buyer’s license shall file with the department a report of activities performed under the license in a form and manner specified by the department.
Acts 1975, 64th Leg., p. 1405, ch. 545, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1975. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 741, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 931, Sec. 77, eff. June 16, 1995.

Source: Section 78.003 — Shell Buyer License, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/PW/htm/PW.­78.­htm#78.­003 (accessed Apr. 20, 2024).

Accessed:
Apr. 20, 2024

§ 78.003’s source at texas​.gov