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Appendix A
Motor Vehicle Statutes That Address Child Endangerment

TEXAS

Tex. Penal Code Ann. § 49.045  (2005)
Driving while intoxicated with a 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.