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HB 12, 80th R.S.
Relating to parks, wildlife, hunting, and historic sites; the funding, powers, and duties of the Parks and Wildlife Department, the Parks and Wildlife Commission, and the Texas Historical Commission; and standards for certain state law enforcement officers; providing a criminal penalty.

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House Culture, Recreation, and Tourism, 80th Leg.
(a) Conduct a study to determine whether this state should permit the possession of nonindigenous venomous snakes and nonindigenous constrictors as provided by Subchapter V, Chapter 43, Parks and Wildlife Code, as added by this Act. [ HB 12, 80th R.S.. ] (b) The study must include: (1) a comparison of laws regulating nonindigenous snakes in other states; (2) alternative methods of regulating the possession of nonindigenous snakes; (3) the economic, environmental, and other effects of allowing nonindigenous snakes to be held in the state, including: (A) the potential to harbor and spread diseases or parasites, or other adverse effects; and (B) the economic and other benefits to this state that may be obtained by regulating the trade in nonindigenous snakes; and (4) other related matters the committee finds useful. (c) Not later than November 1, 2008, the committee shall report its findings to the governor, the executive directors of the Parks and Wildlife Department, and each member of the committee.

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