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TITLE 4AGRICULTURE
PART 2TEXAS ANIMAL HEALTH COMMISSION
CHAPTER 32HEARING AND APPEAL PROCEDURES
RULE §32.1Definitions

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

  (1) Act--The Administrative Procedure Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 2001.

  (2) Commission--The Texas Animal Health Commission.

  (3) Executive director--The chief executive officer of the commission appointed by the commissioners.

  (4) Hearing officer--An administrative law judge designated by the State Office of Administrative Hearings to conduct proceedings pursuant to the Act.

  (5) Party--A person or agency named or admitted by the executive director as a party to a proceeding before the commission.

  (6) Person--An individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental subdivision, or public or private organization of any character.


Source Note: The provisions of this §32.1 adopted to be effective December 18, 1992, 17 TexReg 8287; amended to be effective September 6, 1998, 23 TexReg 8828.

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