Category Archives: Texas Laws

TEXAS HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES GO DIGITAL

Hunters and fishermen in most cases will no longer be required to carry their original paper hunting and fishing licenses with them to the field.

HB 547, which went into effect Sept. 1, allows licensees to use a photograph of their physical license to serve as verification of a valid license while hunting any game that doesn’t need a tag, like dove.

HB 547 was authored by state Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg.

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NEW TEXAS LAWS MAY IMPACT YOUR LABOR DAY WEEKEND CELEBRATION

By Melissa Correa

Screen Shot 2019-08-31 at 11.54.17 AMHOUSTON — This Labor Day weekend, before you party on a boat, make a beer run or head to church, make sure you’re aware of the new state laws that take effect on Sunday.

Starting Sunday, thanks to SB476, dogs will be allowed on all restaurant patios.

Because of HB1545, craft breweries will be able to sell you beer to go. So why not raise a glass to Texas?

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