Honorable Craig Estes, Chair, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB1807 by King, Tracy O. (Relating to fever tick eradication; creating a penalty.), As Engrossed
The bill would amend the Agriculture Code relating to fever tick eradication by the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC). The bill amends provisions covering fever tick eradication within the Agriculture Code from livestock to include other types of animals and amends statute to include treatment beyond dipping as a means for fever tick eradication. TAHC reports the agency can implement provisions of the bill within existing resources, and no significant fiscal impact to the state is anticipated.The bill would take effect September 1, 2013.
304 Comptroller of Public Accounts, 554 Animal Health Commission
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