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(a) The commission may remove oysters and oyster beds and replant them in other natural or artificial reefs if the commission finds that the removal and replanting will benefit the growth and propagation or the betterment of oysters and oyster beds or fishing conditions.
(b) The removal and replanting of oysters and oyster beds shall be at the expense of the person holding a permit or of an applicant for a permit and not the state.
(c) Before authorizing the removal and replanting of oysters or oyster beds the commission shall give notice to interested parties and hold a hearing on the subject.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Parks and Wildlife Code - PARKS & WILD § 86.010. Removal and Replanting of Oysters and Oyster Beds - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/parks-and-wildlife-code/parks-wild-sect-86-010/
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