|(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