§ 134.003  RESPONSIBILITY OF PARENTS.
   It shall be unlawful for the parents, guardian or other adult person having the care and custody of a minor under the age of 18 years to knowingly permit the minor to be or remain in or upon the public streets, alleys, parks, playgrounds, public grounds, public places, public buildings, public places of amusement and entertainment, vacant lots or other unsupervised public places within the city between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. of the following day except when the minor is:
   (a)   Accompanied by the minor’s parent or guardian;
   (b)   On an errand at the direction of the minor’s parent or guardian, without any detour or stop;
   (c)   In a motor vehicle involved in interstate travel;
   (d)   Engaged in an employment activity, or going to or returning home from an employment activity, without any detour or stop;
   (e)   Involved in an emergency;
   (f)   On the sidewalk abutting the minor’s residence or abutting the residence of a next-door neighbor if the neighbor did not complain to the police department  about the minor’s presence;
   (g)   Attending an official school, religious or other recreational activity supervised by adults and sponsored by the city, a civic organization, or another similar entity that takes responsibility for the minor, or going to or returning home from, without any detour or stop, an official school, religious, or other recreational activity supervised by adults and sponsored by the city, a civic organization, or another similar entity that takes responsibility for the minor;
   (h)   Exercising First Amendment rights protected by the United States Constitution, such as the free exercise of religion, freedom of speech, and the right of assembly; or
   (i)   Married or had been married or had disabilities of minority removed in accordance with state law.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 9.502; 1992 Code, § 26-96)