Tex. Spec. Dist. Local Laws Code Section 3873.156
District Rules and Orders; Criminal Penalty; Civil Enforcement


The board may adopt reasonable rules and orders applicable to:


the administration, enforcement, and collection of district taxes;


littering and litter abatement in the parks in the district, including the possession and disposition of glass containers;


activities that endanger the health and safety of persons or property in parks in the district;


tenants, business privileges, concessionaires, users, and activities affecting district property and facilities, including any provision necessary to protect and conserve natural resources; and


a road that borders or runs through a park, subject to an applicable municipal ordinance.


A police officer, constable, sheriff, or other law enforcement officer with jurisdiction in the county may arrest a person violating rules or orders of the board and carry out the prosecution of a person arrested under this subsection in the proper court.


A person who violates a rule or order adopted under this section commits an offense. An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.


The county attorney, district attorney, and criminal district attorney or an attorney retained by the board for this purpose may bring an action to enjoin a violation of board rules or orders.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1202 (H.B. 4789), Sec. 1, eff. June 19, 2009.

Source: Section 3873.156 — District Rules and Orders; Criminal Penalty; Civil Enforcement, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/SD/htm/SD.­3873.­htm#3873.­156 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 3873.156’s source at texas​.gov