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Appendix B
Unattended Vehicles Statutes

TEXAS

Tex. Penal Code Ann. § 22.10 (2004)  
Leaving a Child in a Vehicle  

(a) A person commits an offense if he intentionally or knowingly leaves a child in a m otor vehicle for longer than five minutes, knowing that the childis:

(1) younger than seven years of age; and

(2) not attended by an individual in the vehicle who is 14 years of age or older.

(b) An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.