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TITLE 31NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PART 2TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 53FINANCE
SUBCHAPTER AFEES
DIVISION 1LICENSE, PERMIT, AND BOAT AND MOTOR FEES
RULE §53.5Recreational Hunting Licenses, Stamps, and Tags

(a) Hunting Licenses:

  (1) resident hunting--$25;

  (2) senior resident hunting--$7. Valid for residents who are 65 years of age or older on the date of license purchase;

  (3) youth hunting--$7. Valid for any person under 17 years of age on the date of license purchase;

  (4) general nonresident hunting--$315;

  (5) nonresident special hunting--$132;

  (6) nonresident five-day special hunting--$48;

  (7) nonresident spring turkey hunting--$126;

  (8) nonresident banded bird hunting--$27; and

  (9) Texas resident active duty military hunting package--$0. Package consists of a resident hunting license, an upland game bird stamp, a migratory game bird stamp, an archery stamp.

(b) Replacement licenses. Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the fee for replacement of any hunting license is $10.

  (1) senior resident hunting replacement--$6;

  (2) youth hunting replacement--$6; and

  (3) Texas resident active duty military hunting package replacement--$0.

(c) Hunting stamps and tags:

  (1) upland game bird--$7;

  (2) migratory game bird--$7;

  (3) archery hunting--$7; and

  (4) Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp--all applicable federal fees, plus $2.00.

(d) Managed Lands Deer Program (MLDP). The annual fees for participation in the Managed Lands Deer Program under §65.29 of this title are as follows and are nonrefundable.

  (1) Properties enrolled in the Harvest Option (HO).

    (A) For each management unit within a property that is not part of an aggregate acreage - $30; and

    (B) For each aggregate acreage - $30.

  (2) Properties enrolled in the Conservation Option (CO).

    (A) Enrollment by management unit.

      (i) For the first management unit within a property - $300;

      (ii) For each additional management unit within a property - $30; and

      (iii) For each management unit within a wildlife management association or cooperative - $30.

    (B) Enrollment by aggregate acreage - $300.


Source Note: The provisions of this §53.5 adopted to be effective July 7, 2004, 29 TexReg 6309; amended to be effective October 18, 2005, 30 TexReg 6763; amended to be effective May 14, 2007, 32 TexReg 2659; amended to be effective October 9, 2007, 32 TexReg 7074; amended to be effective August 15, 2009, 34 TexReg 5381; amended to be effective May 9, 2013, 38 TexReg 2767; amended to be effective February 12, 2015, 40 TexReg 608; amended to be effective September 15, 2015, 40 TexReg 6132; amended to be effective June 15, 2020, 45 TexReg 4044

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