S.B. No. 607
relating to abandoned crab traps.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Subsection (a), Section 78.115, Parks and
Wildlife Code, is amended to read as follows:
(a) In this section, "abandoned crab trap" means a crab trap
located in the public water of this state that is designated as
abandoned by the commission beginning on the first day [
expiration of the seventh day] of a closed season established by the
commission under this section.
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this
Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
Act takes effect September 1, 2003.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 607 passed the Senate on
March 20, 2003, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 607 passed the House on
May 23, 2003, by the following vote: Yeas 145, Nays 0, two
present not voting.
Chief Clerk of the House