(a) The office of the governor shall establish and administer the Texas youth livestock show grant program. The office of the governor shall:
(1) establish grant eligibility requirements, subject to Subsection (c);
(2) establish a grant application process; and
(3) encourage participation from livestock shows of varying sizes, types of entries, and needs.
(b) Grants under this section may be used only to provide financial assistance to youth livestock shows in this state.
Terms Used In Texas Agriculture Code 50E.001
- Livestock: means cattle, horses, mules, asses, sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas, exotic livestock, including elk and elk hybrids, and hogs, unless otherwise defined. See Texas Agriculture Code 1.003
(c) A youth livestock show is eligible for a grant under this section if the livestock show is part of a county or state youth livestock validation program and has Texas 4-H and Texas FFA engagement or sanction.