(a) The game, fish, and water safety account is a separate account in the general revenue fund.
(b) The department shall deposit to the credit of the game, fish, and water safety account all revenue, less allowable costs, from the following sources:
(1) all types of fishing licenses and stamps and shrimping licenses;
(2) all types of hunting licenses and stamps;
(3) trapping licenses and other licenses relating to the taking, propagation, and sale of fur-bearing animals or their pelts;
(4) sale of marl, sand, gravel, shell, and mudshell;
(5) oyster bed rentals and permits;
(6) federal funds received for fish and wildlife research, management, development and conservation, resource protection, and law enforcement, unless the funds are received for the specific purposes of Subchapter F, Chapter 77;
(7) sale of property, less advertising costs, purchased from this account or a special fund or account that is now part of this account;
(8) fines and penalties collected for violations of a law pertaining to the protection and conservation of wild birds, wild fowl, wild animals, fish, shrimp, oysters, game birds and animals, fur-bearing animals, alligators, and any other wildlife resources of this state;
(9) sale of rough fish by the department;
(10) fees for importation permits;
(11) fees from supplying fish for or placing fish in water located on private property;
(12) sale of seized pelts;
(13) sale or lease of grazing rights to and the products from game preserves, sanctuaries, and management areas;
(14) contracts for the removal of fur-bearing animals and reptiles from wildlife management areas;
(15) vessel registration fees;
(16) vessel manufacturer or dealer licensing fees;
(17) fines or penalties imposed by a court for violation of water safety laws contained in Chapter 31 of this code;
(18) alligator hunter’s or alligator buyer’s licenses;
(19) sale of alligators or any part of an alligator by the department;
(20) fees and revenue collected under Section 11.027(b) or (c) of this code that are associated with the conservation of fish and wildlife;
(21) fees related to cultivated oyster mariculture;
(22) vessel and outboard motor titling fees;
(23) participation fees collected under Section 43.976; and
(24) any other source provided by law.

Terms Used In Texas Parks and Wildlife Code 11.032

  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Wild: when used in reference to an animal, means a species, including each individual of a species, that normally lives in a state of nature and is not ordinarily domesticated. See Texas Parks and Wildlife Code 1.101

(c) Not later than the 10th day of each month the department may transfer an amount not to exceed 15 percent of all amounts collected during the previous month from sources described by Subsection (b)(15), (16), or (22) to the state parks account.