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Vernon's Texas Statutes and Codes Annotated. Penal Code. Title 1. Introductory Provisions. Chapter 1. General Provisions. 1.08. Preemption

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Citation: V. T. C. A., Penal Code 1.08

Citation: TX PENAL 1.08

Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2013

Summary:   This law provides for preemption of state criminal laws over the laws enacted by governmental subdivisions or agencies.

Statute in Full:

No governmental subdivision or agency may enact or enforce a law that makes any conduct covered by this code an offense subject to a criminal penalty. This section shall apply only as long as the law governing the conduct proscribed by this code is legally enforceable.


Acts 1973, 63rd Leg., p. 883, ch. 399, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 900, § 1.01, eff. Sept. 1, 1994.


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