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TITLE 4AGRICULTURE
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
CHAPTER 23TEXAS COMMODITY LAW
SUBCHAPTER BTEXAS BEEF PROMOTION AND RESEARCH COUNCIL
RULE §23.101Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

  (1) Cattle--Live domesticated bovine animals regardless of age.

  (2) Collection Point--The person or entity prescribed by the Council that is responsible for collecting and remitting an assessment pursuant to Texas Agriculture Code, Chapter 41.

  (3) Council--The Beef Promotion and Research Council of Texas, as established under Texas Agriculture Code, Chapter 41, Subchapter H.

  (4) Extension--Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service.

  (5) Headquarters--The principal office of the Texas Department of Agriculture located in Austin, Texas.

  (6) Physical Balloting--A designated location determined by the Commissioner where an eligible producer may vote in person.

  (7) Producer--Any person who owns or acquires ownership of cattle; provided, however, that a person shall not be considered a producer within the meaning of this subchapter if:

    (A) the person's only share in the proceeds of a sale of cattle or beef is a sales commission, handling fee, or other service fee; or

    (B) the person:

      (i) acquired ownership of cattle to facilitate the transfer of ownership of such cattle from the seller to a third party;

      (ii) resold such cattle no later than ten days from the date on which the person acquired ownership; and

      (iii) certified, as required by procedures prescribed by the Council, that the requirements of this provision have been satisfied.


Source Note: The provisions of this §23.101 adopted to be effective November 5, 2017, 42 TexReg 6002

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