Chapter 71. General Control.
In this subchapter:
(1) "Florist" means a person who maintains, grows, raises, or buys and offers for sale or lease for profit florist items.
(2) "Florist item" means a cut flower, potted plant, blooming plant, inside foliage plant, bedding plant, corsage flower, cut foliage, floral decoration, or live decorative material.
(3) "Nursery product" includes a tree, shrub, vine, cutting, graft, scion, grass, bulb, or bud that is grown for, kept for, or is capable of, propagation and distribution for sale or lease.
(4) "Nursery grower" means a person who grows more than 50 percent of the nursery products or florist items that the person either sells or leases, regardless of the variety sold, leased, or grown.
(5) "Nursery stock weather protection unit" means a plant cover consisting of a series of removable, portable metal hoops, covered by nonreusable plastic sheeting, shade cloth, or other similar removable material, used exclusively for protecting nursery products from weather elements. A nursery stock weather protection unit is an implement of husbandry for all purposes, including Article VIII, Section 19a, of the Texas Constitution.
Amended by 1993 Tex. Laws, p. 191, Sec. 102, Sec. 1; amended by 2001 Tex. Laws, ch. 52, Sec. 10.
Chapter 142. Estrays.
In this chapter:
(1) "Estray" means stray livestock, stray exotic livestock, or stray exotic fowl.
(2) Repealed by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 604, ß 5.
(3) "Person" does not include the government or a governmental agency or subdivision.
(4) "Exotic livestock" means grass-eating or plant-eating, single-hooved or cloven-hooved mammals that are not indigenous to this state and are known as ungulates, including animals from the swine, horse, tapir, rhinoceros, elephant, deer, and antelope families but not including a mammal defined by Section 63.001, Parks and Wildlife Code, as a game animal, or by Section 71.001, Parks and Wildlife Code, as a fur-bearing animal, or any other indigenous mammal regulated by the Parks and Wildlife Department as an endangered or threatened species. The term does not include a nonindigenous mammal located on publicly owned land.
(5) "Exotic fowl" means any avian species that is not indigenous to this state. The term includes ratites but does not include a bird defined by Section 64.001, Parks and Wildlife Code, as a game bird or any other indigenous bird regulated by the Parks and Wildlife Department as an endangered or threatened species. The term does not include nonindigenous birds located on publicly owned land.
Amended by 1993 Tex. Laws, p. 390, ch. 203, Sec. 1; amended by 2003 Tex. Laws, ch. 604, Sec. 5.