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TITLE 31NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PART 2TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 65WILDLIFE
SUBCHAPTER ASTATEWIDE HUNTING PROCLAMATION
DIVISION 1GENERAL PROVISIONS
RULE §65.24Permits

(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

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