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TITLE 31NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PART 2TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 65WILDLIFE
SUBCHAPTER ASTATEWIDE HUNTING PROCLAMATION
DIVISION 1GENERAL PROVISIONS
RULE §65.33Mandatory Check Stations

(a) The department may establish check stations in any county of the state for the purpose of collecting biologic information on wildlife resources taken in that county.

(b) The entire wildlife resource, with head and hide/plumage attached, except that internal and sexual organs may be removed (field-dressed), of any designated wildlife resource taken in a county in which mandatory check stations have been established must be presented:

  (1) to a designated check station agent within 24 hours of take; and

  (2) by the person or representative of the person who killed the wildlife resource.

(c) Check stations shall be under the direction of an agent designated by the department. Agents shall:

  (1) register each wildlife resource presented at a check station;

  (2) issue a special possession tag, provided by the department, for each wildlife resource presented at a check station;

  (3) maintain records as prescribed in the record book supplied by the department; and

  (4) allow inspection of all check station records upon request of the department during normal working hours.

(d) A person who fails or refuses to comply with this section commits an offense and is in violation of this subchapter.


Source Note: The provisions of this §65.33 adopted to be effective July 26, 2001, 26 TexReg 5422

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