FAQ: New State Laws
September 4, 2019
On September 1st, 820 laws passed during the 2019 legislative session went into effect. Since then, the library has received many questions about these new laws. To assist our patrons, we've answered a general question regarding these laws on our frequently asked legal questions page. Included in our answer is information on how to locate the new laws as well as where to find the 2019 session laws.
Our frequently asked questions page provides straightforward answers to some of the most common legal questions that we receive. While our librarians are unable to provide legal advice or address your specific situation, the information included on this page will give you an overview of the law and may help you to determine the answer on your own. Examples of questions include:
- Can a business charge me more for using a credit card or a debit card instead of cash?
- What is the statute of limitations on debt?
- When did the legal age for buying tobacco change from 18 to 21?
- Is cannabidiol oil (CBD oil) legal in Texas?
If you find that your question is not addressed on our frequently asked legal questions page, please don't hesitate to Ask a Librarian for assistance!