82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 1840, Chapter 991 Page: 1 of 14
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H.B. No. 1840
1 AN ACT
2 relating to the creation and functions of the Texas Grain Producer
3 Indemnity Board.
4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
5 SECTION 1. Section 41.001, Agriculture Code, is amended to
6 read as follows:
7 Sec. 41.001. POLICY. It is in the interest of the public
8 welfare of the State of Texas that the producers of any agricultural
9 commodity be permitted and encouraged to develop, carry out, and
10 participate in programs of research, disease and insect control,
11 predator control, education, indemnification, and promotion
12 designed to encourage the production, marketing, and use of the
13 agricultural commodity. The purpose of this chapter is to
14 authorize and prescribe the necessary procedures by which the
15 producers of an agricultural commodity grown in this state may
16 finance those programs. The programs may be devised to alleviate
17 any circumstance or condition that serves to impede the production,
18 marketing, or use of any agricultural commodity.
19 SECTION 2. Section 41.058(e), Agriculture Code, is amended
20 to read as follows:
21 (e) The board may act separately or in cooperation with any
22 person in developing, carrying out, and participating in programs
23 of research, disease and insect control, predator control,
24 education, indemnification, and promotion designed to encourage
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Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. 82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 1840, Chapter 991, legislative document, June 17, 2011; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth311124/m1/1/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.