The Texas Apiary Inspection Service operates under the authority of Section 131 of the Texas Agricultural Code. Section 131 authorizes the adoption of rules which are listed under Chapter 71 of the Texas Administrative Code. Both Section 131 and Chapter 71 are available below.

If you would like to look up the Texas Agriculture Code directly from the State Legislature website, please follow this link:

If you would like to look up the Texas Administrative Code directly from the Texas Secretary of State website, please use the following link:

The following video provides a brief overview of the current beekeeping laws, as well as an introduction to the Texas Apiary Inspection Service.

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