Strange Laws in Texas
Did you know Texas still has some strange laws from the old days? In Texas, it is illegal to milk another person’s cow. The Texas Penal Code states that doing so results in a fine of no more than $10. In Galveston, you can be fined $500 for sitting on the sidewalk. It is still against the law to shoot a buffalo from the second floor of a hotel. It’s illegal in some cities in Texas to sell Limburger cheese on Sunday. Eating your neighbor’s garbage without permission can land you in jail for trespassing and property theft. There are some cities in Texas where it’s illegal to go barefoot without a permit. In order to comply with the city’s laws of sanitation and appearance, citizens must buy a permit for $5.