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TITLE 31NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PART 2TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 65WILDLIFE
SUBCHAPTER QSTATEWIDE FUR-BEARING ANIMAL PROCLAMATION
RULE §65.374General Rules

(a) No person may take fur-bearing animals on public roads and highways or their rights-of-way.

(b) Except for otters taken under the provisions of §65.381 of this title (relating to Nuisance Fur-bearing Animals), all otters taken in this state shall be permanently tagged with a department-issued federal CITES (Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species) tag, valid for the year in which the otter was taken, within 90 days of take.

(c) All otter pelts imported into this state must be accompanied by evidence of lawful take or possession.

(d) CITES tags shall be issued only to:

  (1) licensed wholesale fur dealers; and

  (2) individuals who present an otter for tagging at a department office.


Source Note: The provisions of this §65.374 adopted to be effective September 16, 1996, 21 TexReg 8520; amended to be effective June 30, 2002, 27 TexReg 5523; amended to be effective October 21, 2003, 28 TexReg 9084

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