Texas Parks and Wildlife Code 77.035 – Commercial Gulf Shrimp Boat License
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(a) Except as permitted under Section 77.034, no person may operate a commercial gulf shrimp boat for catching or assisting in catching shrimp and other edible aquatic products from the outside water, or have on board a boat, or unload, or allow to be unloaded at a port or point in this state, shrimp and other edible aquatic products caught or taken from the outside water or from salt water outside the state without having been previously unloaded in some other state or foreign country, unless the owner of the boat has obtained a commercial gulf shrimp boat license.
(b) The fee for a commercial gulf shrimp boat license is $250 or an amount set by the commission, whichever amount is more.
Terms Used In Texas Parks and Wildlife Code 77.035
- Person: includes corporation, organization, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity. See Texas Government Code 311.005
- United States: includes a department, bureau, or other agency of the United States of America. See Texas Government Code 311.005
(c) The fee for a commercial gulf shrimp boat license for a boat that is not numbered under Chapter 31 of this code or does not have a certificate of documentation issued by the United States Coast Guard that lists an address in Texas for the boat owner or other criteria established by the commission is $1,000 or an amount set by the commission, whichever amount is more.