Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 234.140
Effect on Other Laws


This subchapter does not legalize any activity prohibited under the Penal Code or other state law.


A person’s compliance with this subchapter, including operating a game room under a license or permit issued under this chapter, is not a defense to prosecution for an offense under Chapter 47 (Gambling), Penal Code.


A person who is subject to prosecution under Section 234.138 (Criminal Penalty) and any other law may be prosecuted under either or both laws.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1284 (H.B. 2123), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.

Source: Section 234.140 — Effect on Other Laws, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­234.­htm#234.­140 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 234.140’s source at texas​.gov