ABILENE, Texas — More than 800 Texas Laws set to go into effect as of September 1st which were passed by the Texas Legislature earlier in the year.
Here is a list of just a few that have you talking:
Smoking Age- SB 21
The Smoking age has been lifted from 18 to 21, including e-cigarettes.
Cough Syrup- HB 1518
Must be 18 and up to buy over the counter cough medicine.
Sexting -HB 2789
Sending unsolicited nude pictures without consent is considered a crime.
Porch Pirates- HB 37
Stealing mail or packages is considered a felony
Beer Sales- HB 1545 , SB 1232
Craft beer may be sold to customers for take-home purposes, restaurants may also deliver alcohol with food to your home.
For a full list click here Full list of Texas Laws