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Vernon's Texas Statutes and Codes Annotated. Local Government Code. Title 7. Regulation of Land Use, Structures, Businesses, and Related Activities. Subtitle A. Municipal Regulatory Authority. Chapter 215. Municipal Regulation of Businesses and Occupations. Subchapter B. Regulation by Type a General-Law Municipality. 215.032. Exhibitions; Shows; Amusements

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Citation: TX LOCAL GOVT 215.032

Citation: V.T.C.A., Local Government Code 215.032

Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 02/2011

Summary:   This statute authorizes municipalities to prohibit or regulate circuses, exhibitions, and menageries.

Statute in Full:

(a) The governing body of the municipality may license, tax, suppress, prevent, or otherwise regulate keepers of theatrical or other exhibitions, shows, or amusements.

(b) The governing body may license, tax, or otherwise regulate:

(1) theaters;

(2) circuses;

(3) exhibitions of common showmen;

(4) shows of any kind;

(5) exhibitions of natural or artificial curiosities;

(6) caravans;

(7) menageries; and

(8) musical exhibitions or performances.


Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.


Prior Laws: Acts 1875, 14th Leg., p. 113, §§ 41, 42. Rev.Civ.St.1879, arts. 384, 385. Rev.Civ.St.1895, arts. 428, 429. Rev.Civ.St.1911, arts. 871, 873. Vernon's Ann.Civ.St. art. 1015, subds. 37, 38.

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