|(a) The following plants have serious potential to
cause economic or ecological harm to the state.
(b) Unless permitted by the Texas Department of Parks
and Wildlife Code §66.007 or by the Texas Department of Agriculture,
a person commits an offense under the Texas Agriculture Code, §71.152,
if the person sells, distributes or imports into the state the plants
listed in subsection (a) of this section in any live form.
(c) For the purpose of this section, the term "distributes"
does not include the accidental or unintentional movement of noxious
plant material in the course of legitimate construction activities
or agricultural activities, including but not limited to, re-seeding,
transportation of agricultural products and the movement of farm or
earth moving equipment.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §19.300 adopted to be effective January 6, 2005, 29 TexReg 12163; amended to be effective June 10, 2007, 32 TexReg 3171; amended to be effective September 6, 2012, 37 TexReg 6907