Law:Title 4. Navigation. Subtitle A. Waterways And Ports from Chapter 60. Miscellaneous Provisions (Texas)
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Subtitle A. Waterways And Ports
Chapter 60. Miscellaneous Provisions
Section 60.001. Throwing Ballast.
(a) A master or officer in charge of a vessel commits an offense if any part of the ballast of the vessel is thrown from the vessel into the sea within six miles of a bar or harbor in this state.
(b) An offense under this section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than $100 or more than $200.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, Sec. 19.001(a), eff. Sept. 1, 2001.