Texas Education Code

Sec. § 51.204
Trespass, Damage, Defacement


(a)

In this section, “institution of higher education” and “private or independent institution of higher education” have the meanings assigned by Section 61.003 (Definitions).

(b)

It is unlawful for any person to:

(1)

trespass on the grounds of an institution of higher education or of a private or independent institution of higher education; or

(2)

damage or deface any of the buildings, statues, monuments, memorials, trees, shrubs, grasses, or flowers on the grounds of an institution of higher education or of a private or independent institution of higher education.
Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 3072, ch. 1024, art. 1, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1971.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 787 (H.B. 2629), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2015.

(b)

It is unlawful for any person to:

(1)

trespass on the grounds of an institution of higher education or of a private or independent institution of higher education; or

(2)

damage or deface any of the buildings, statues, monuments, memorials, trees, shrubs, grasses, or flowers on the grounds of an institution of higher education or of a private or independent institution of higher education.
Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 3072, ch. 1024, art. 1, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1971.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 787 (H.B. 2629), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2015.
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