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(a) The commission by proclamation may regulate the placement of obstructions, traps, and mooring in fish passes and the marking of restricted areas in any natural or artificial pass that is opened, reopened, dredged, excavated, constructed, or maintained by the department as a fish pass between the Gulf of Mexico and an inland bay.
(b) No person may operate, possess, or moor a vessel or other floating device, or may place any piling, wire, rope, cable, net, trap, or other obstruction, in a natural or artificial pass opened, reopened, dredged, excavated, constructed, or maintained by the department as a fish pass between the Gulf of Mexico and an inland bay within the distance inside the pass from the mouth of the pass where it empties into the Gulf of Mexico to a marker or sign erected by the department indicating the restricted area.
(c) This section does not restrict the power of the United States to regulate navigation.
(d) Repealed by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 267, art. 3, § 110, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Parks and Wildlife Code - PARKS & WILD § 66.204. Vessels and Obstructions in Fish Passes - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/parks-and-wildlife-code/parks-wild-sect-66-204.html
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