Texas Penal Code

Sec. § 49.045
Driving While Intoxicated With Child Passenger


A person commits an offense if:


the person is intoxicated while operating a motor vehicle in a public place; and


the vehicle being operated by the person is occupied by a passenger who is younger than 15 years of age.


An offense under this section is a state jail felony.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 787, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.

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