Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 243.0031
Authority to Regulate Certain Sexually Oriented Performances


In this section, “sexually oriented performance” has the meaning assigned by Section 43.28 (Certain Sexually Oriented Performances Prohibited), Penal Code.


Subject to Subsection (c), a municipality or county may regulate sexually oriented performances as the municipality or county considers necessary to promote the public health, safety, or welfare.


A municipality or county may not authorize a sexually oriented performance:


on public property; or


in the presence of an individual younger than 18 years of age.


Except as provided by Subsection (c), this section does not limit the authority of a municipality to license, tax, suppress, prevent, or otherwise regulate theatrical or other exhibitions, shows, or amusements under Section 215.032 (Exhibitions; Shows; Amusements).
Added by Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 931 (S.B. 12), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 243.0031 — Authority to Regulate Certain Sexually Oriented Performances, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­243.­htm#243.­0031 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 243.0031’s source at texas​.gov