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KP-0164
Ken Paxton

Effect of 1981 enactment of the Agriculture Code on previous local option stock law elections.

GA-0093
Greg Abbott

Local option stock law election, in which a single ballot proposition combined proposals from a petition to restrain cattle with a petition to restrain horses or other animals, is invalid

GA-0367
Greg Abbott

Harris County Animal Control is prohibited from providing to entity that contracts with city of Houston information contained in rabies vaccination certificate and made confidential under chapter 826 of the Health and Safety Code|Rabies vaccination certificate, Harris County Animal Control is prohibited from providing to entity that contracts with city of Houston information contained in

GA-0466
Greg Abbott

Rabies control authority in unincorporated areas of county, commissioners court must designate officer to act as|Rabies control authority, commissioners court may designate constable to act as, but is not required to do so

GA-0623
Greg Abbott

Horsemeat exported abroad, application of transportation ban to foreign corporation|Horsemeat exported abroad, the application of transportation ban to foreign corporation transporting horsemeat through Texas does not violate the Commerce Clause|Horsemeat exported abroad, the application of transportation ban to foreign corporation transporting horsemeat through Texas is not likely preempted by section 1553 of the Tariff Act of 1930

GA-0646
Greg Abbott

Animal “previously captured� is one that has been confined against its will prior to act of inflicting death or serious bodily injury to the animal in violation of section 42.092 of the Penal Code \r\n\r\n|Animal “previously captured� is one that has been confined against its will prior to act of inflicting death or serious bodily injury to the animal in violation of section 42.092 of the Penal Code |Animal previously captured

GA-0654
Greg Abbott

Rehabilitation permit from Parks & Wildlife Department, holder of not exempt from application of section 822.102(5), Health & Safety Code, with regard to animals not indigenous to Texas|Holder of rehabilitation permit from Parks and Wildlife Department is not exempt from section 822.102(5)of Health and Safety Code with regard to animals not indigenous to Texas |Rehabilitation permit from Department, holder of is not exempt from application of section 822.102(5) of Health and Safety Code, with regard to animals not indigenous to Texas

GA-0660
Greg Abbott

Dangerous dog, a municipal court’s jurisdiction to adjudicate compliance hearings under Health and Safety Code section 822.042 and appeals from dangerous-dog determinations under section 822.421|Court of competent jurisdiction

GA-0801
Greg Abbott

Farm vehicle, owner of a vehicle used to transport birds, rats, mice, hamsters and similar animals for sale to pet shops may not register it as a|Farm vehicle\r\nLivestock\r\nPoultry

GA-1018
Greg Abbott

Commissioners Court authority to prohibit animals in a county courthouse that includes the offices of an independent elected official|Animals, commissioners court authority to prohibit animals in a county courthouse that includes the offices of an independent elected official|County Attorney, Commissioners Court authority to prohibit animals in a county courthouse that includes the offices of the county attorney|Animals, commissioners court authority to prohibit animals in a county courthouse that includes the offices of a county attorney

GA-1027
Greg Abbott

Fact question beyond the purview of an attorney general opinion. Whether any particular set of circumstances will result in liability is a

JC-0048
John Cornyn

Killing of feral pigeons, a city may not by ordinance forbid but "pigeon shoot" may constitute cruelty to animals|Prohibition by ordinance of organized pigeon shoot may be, but is not necessarily preempted by Penal Code preemption provision unless ordinance is in conflict with cruelty to animals statute|Killing of feral pigeons explicitly authorized by Parks and Wildlife Code

JC-0421
John Cornyn

Veterinarian may not refuse to return animal to owner upon demand, even in absence of payment of accrued charges|Veterinarian obligated to continue medical treatment for animal in his custody, but may recover from owner charges incurred|Veterinarian who has complied with notice requirements of section 801.357, Occupations Code, may after 12 days dispose of animal in custody|Medical treatment, veterinarian obligated to continue treatment for animal in custody, but may recover from owner charges incurred|Notice requirements of section 801.357 of Occupations Code, veterinarian who has complied with may after 12 days dispose of animal in custody|Payment of accrued charges, veterinarian may not refuse to return animal to owner on demand, even in the absence of|Abandoned animal

JC-0539
John Cornyn

Meat Inspection Act, 21 U.S.C. ch. 12, does not appear to preempt Texas law criminalizing production or possession of horse-meat intended to be consumed by humans|Horse slaughter in Texas with meat intended for human consumption, local prosecutor may prosecute person who engages in|Horse slaughter in Texas with meat intended for human consumption, local prosecutors are authorized to prosecute violation of statutory prohibition|Horse slaughter in Texas with meat intended for human consumption, Commissioner of Health may investigate and local prosecutors may investigate and prosecute|Horse slaughter in Texas with meat intended for human consumption, Department has no authority to prosecute|Horse slaughter in Texas with meat intended for human consumption, Commissioner of Department may investigate|Agriculture

JC-0552
John Cornyn

Dangerous wild animals, county required to adopt certificate of registration program for