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September 2019
SB 616 (86th Legislative Session) amends Texas Health and Safety Code Chapter 481 to repeal the requirement of a permit and the offense for failing to obtain a permit. The bill retains the requirements that anyone who uses a precursor chemical or laboratory apparatus must:

  1. Submit loss or theft reports to the department,
  2. Maintain records and inventories in accordance with department rules, and
  3. Allow a member of the department or a peace officer to conduct audits and inspect records.