By Telford H.B. No. 3337 77R4899 SGA-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to the creation of a net fishing season for certain 1-3 freshwater fish. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Subchapter B, Chapter 66, Parks and Wildlife Code, 1-6 is amended by adding Section 66.1025 to read as follows: 1-7 Sec. 66.1025. SPECIAL NET FISHING SEASON ON FRESHWATER 1-8 LAKES. (a) The commission shall provide for a net fishing season 1-9 for the taking of rough fish from public freshwater lakes beginning 1-10 on June 1 and extending through June 30 of each year. 1-11 (b) The commission shall: 1-12 (1) identify by proclamation: 1-13 (A) the specific species included in the 1-14 category of rough fish and publish and make available to the public 1-15 a list of those species; and 1-16 (B) the lakes in which fishing for rough fish is 1-17 allowed and publish and make available to the public a list of 1-18 those lakes; and 1-19 (2) establish by rule the types of nets that may be 1-20 used during the net fishing season. 1-21 (c) This section does not authorize commercial net fishing 1-22 in public freshwater lakes. 1-23 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect on September 1, 2001.