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TITLE 4AGRICULTURE
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
CHAPTER 17MARKETING AND PROMOTION
SUBCHAPTER BLIVESTOCK FACILITIES
RULE §17.33Access to Livestock Facilities

(a) General public. Users of the livestock facilities are permitted to operate their motor vehicles and livestock trailers in the facility parking and loading/unloading areas. These persons may also use the facility waiting areas and rest rooms. Due to safety and security concerns, non-employees are forbidden from entering all other areas of the livestock facilities, including livestock holding pens, lanes, and chutes, as well as all inside office and storage areas. Anyone seeking access to the inside offices, livestock holding pens, lanes, and chutes must obtain the approval of, or be accompanied by a facility employee.

(b) Government employees. Employees of the department, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the Mexican Secretariat for Agriculture and Water Resources may have full access to the facilities as is required to carry out their responsibilities for the inspection and handling of livestock.


Source Note: The provisions of this §17.33 adopted to be effective June 15, 1990, 15 TexReg 3081; amended to be effective May 28, 1993, 18 TexReg 3093; amended to be effective January 10, 2013, 38 TexReg 241

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