Full Statute Name:  Vernon's Texas Statutes and Codes Annotated. Penal Code. Title 1. Introductory Provisions. Chapter 1. General Provisions. § 1.08. Preemption

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Primary Citation:  V. T. C. A., Penal Code § 1.08 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  TX PENAL § 1.08 Date Adopted:  1974
Summary:

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

Statute Text: 

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.

CREDIT(S)

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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