Texas Health and Safety Code - HEALTH & SAFETY § 822.0411. Animal Control Authority in Certain Municipalities

(a) This section applies only to an incorporated municipality that has a population of more than 1,000 and that is the county seat of a county with a population of less than 1,600.

(b) Notwithstanding the definition in Section 822.041(1) , for purposes of this subchapter the police department of a municipality described by Subsection (a) is the animal control authority for the municipality in all areas in which a dog is kept and that are subject to the authority of the police department.

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