Texas Transportation Code

Sec. § 552.007
Solicitation by Pedestrians


A person may not stand in a roadway to solicit a ride, contribution, employment, or business from an occupant of a vehicle, except that a person may stand in a roadway to solicit a charitable contribution if authorized to do so by the local authority having jurisdiction over the roadway.


A person may not stand on or near a highway to solicit the watching or guarding of a vehicle parked or to be parked on the highway.


In this section, “charitable contribution” means a contribution to an organization defined as charitable by the standards of the United States Internal Revenue Service.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

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