TX NATURAL RESOURCES CODE
TITLE 3. OIL AND GAS
SUBTITLE A. ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 151. PROVISIONS GENERALLY APPLICABLE
SUBCHAPTER B. UNAUTHORIZED HARVESTING OF TIMBER
§ 151.051. DAMAGES FOR UNAUTHORIZED HARVESTING.
person who harvests standing timber with knowledge that the
harvesting is without the permission of the owner of the standing
timber and a person who causes another person to harvest standing
timber without the permission of the owner of the standing timber
are jointly and severally liable to the owner for damages in an
amount equal to three times the market price of the timber harvested
(b) Payment of damages by a person under this section does
not preclude a prosecution of the person under Section 151.005.
(c) This section does not apply to the trimming or clearing
of trees in the vicinity of a utility line or right-of-way.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 562, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Renumbered from § 151.101 and amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg.,
ch. 532, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.