|(a) Except as specifically provided in this subchapter,
permits and tags issued under the provisions of this subchapter shall
be issued only to the landowner.
(b) Except as provided in §65.29 of this title
(relating to Managed Lands Deer Program or §65.30 of this title
(relating to Pronghorn Antelope Permits, no person may hunt white-tailed
deer, mule deer, desert bighorn sheep, or antelope when a permit or
tag is required unless that person has received from the landowner
and has in possession a valid permit or tag issued by the department.
(c) When a permit or tag is required to hunt or possess
the wildlife resources listed in subsection (b) of this section, it
is unlawful to:
(1) use a permit or tag more than once;
(2) use a permit or tag on a tract of land other than
the tract for which the permit or tag was issued;
(3) falsify or fail to fully complete any information
required by a permit or tag application; or
(4) possess the wildlife resource without attaching
a valid, properly executed permit or tag, except as may be otherwise
provided in this subchapter, which shall remain attached until the
wildlife resource reaches its final destination.
(d) No state-issued permit is required to hunt antlerless
white-tailed deer on a National Wildlife Refuge.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §65.24 adopted to be effective September 1, 1996, 21 TexReg 5303; amended to be effective July 14, 1997, 22 TexReg 6308; amended to be effective August 20, 1998, 23 TexReg 8450; amended to be effective July 10, 2005, 30 TexReg 3997; amended to be effective September 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 5342; amended to be effective September 1, 2016, 41 TexReg 6052; amended to be effective July 9, 2017, 42 TexReg 3397