TX NATURAL RESOURCES CODE

TITLE 3. OIL AND GAS

SUBTITLE A. ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 152. FOREST PEST CONTROL

SUBCHAPTER C. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE LANDOWNER



§ 152.061. GENERAL DUTY OF LANDOWNER.
     Each owner of forest land shall control the forest pests on land owned by him or under his direction as provided in this chapter.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2650, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 152.062. DUTY TO APPLY CONTROL MEASURES.
     Within 10 days after notice is given as provided in Section 152.014 or 152.018 of this code, exclusive of the date the notice is given, each affected landowner shall commence diligently to take measures to control the infestation as prescribed and continue this activity with all practical expedition and efficiency under the direction of the service.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2650, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 152.063. REPORTS AND CONSULTATION WITH SERVICE.
     (a) The landowner shall notify the service of his actions and the result of his actions.
     (b) The landowner may report to and consult with a representative of the service as often as necessary.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2651, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 152.064. NOTIFYING SERVICE OF FOREST OWNER.
     If all or part of the standing trees are owned by someone other than the landowner, either by a present right or by a future right under the terms of a valid existing contract, the landowner shall notify the service of that fact and furnish the names and addresses of the forest owner within 10 days after receiving the notice from the service as provided for in Section 152.014 or 152.018 of this code.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2651, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.