Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 203.112
Prohibition or Restriction of Fireworks at Rest Area


(a)

In this section, "rest area" means public real property designated as a rest area, comfort station, picnic area, roadside park, or scenic overlook by the department.

(b)

The commission by order shall prohibit or restrict the use of fireworks at a state highway rest area in the unincorporated area of a county if:

(1)

the commissioners court of the county petitions the commission to adopt the order; and

(2)

the county pays the department for the costs of designing, constructing, and erecting signs at the rest area giving notice of the order.

(c)

After an order is adopted under Subsection (b), the department shall erect signs at the rest area giving notice of the order. If a sign is damaged or destroyed, the department shall replace the sign if the county:

(1)

submits to the department a written request for replacement; and

(2)

pays the department for the costs of constructing and replacing the sign.

(d)

A person who knowingly or intentionally violates a prohibition or restriction established by an order adopted under this section commits an offense. An offense under this subsection is a Class C misdemeanor.
Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 139 (S.B. 570), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2015.
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