Get Off My Lawn – Brownwood Enacts Juvenile Curfew

BROWNWOOD, TX –– Just weeks after Fischer County voted to enact a juvenile curfew, the City of Brownwood is doing the same.

According to officials, the nightly curfew will go into effect at 11:00 p.m. on weekdays and end at 6:00 a.m. the following morning.

On Saturdays and Sundays, the curfew will begin at 12:01 a.m. and run until 6:00 a.m.

Juveniles who violate the curfew will be committing a Class C misdemeanor. The parents of the juvenile will also be found guilty of a misdemeanor and be fined anywhere between $50 and $200.

Several exceptions will be allowed for juveniles to be out after curfew, they include:

  • being with a parent or guardian, running an errand for a parent or guardian
  • interstate traveling
  • commuting to and from employment
  • involved in an emergency
  • abutting a minor's residence
  • attending a community activity
  • exercising First Amendment rights
  • married or had disabilities of minority in accordance with the Texas Family Code

After 14 months, the curfew will go under review for elongation or abolishment.

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Haha pretty sure the curfew not meant for “kids playing outside”. Just something else for you to demagogue after all it is what you do best ;)

The mayor is listed as an independent not sure about the political affiliation of the council members ;)

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