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Penal Code 49.045 on 5/4/2015

	
					

Sec. 49.045.  DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED WITH CHILD PASSENGER. (a) A person commits an offense if:

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

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

(b)  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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