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Boating While Intoxicated

Boating While Intoxicated

“Boating While Intoxicated”, as per § 49.04 of the Texas Penal Code, occurs when a person is intoxicated while operating a watercraft.

An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor, with a minimum term of confinement of 72 hours.

Severity of Crime

Misdemeanor B

  • Confinement in jail for a term not to exceed 180 days

  • Fine not to exceed $2,000

  • Both such fine and confinement