Enhancement Punishment : Intoxication & Alcoholic Beverage Offenses


An criminal offense under §49.04, §49.05, §49.06 or §49.065 is enhanced to a Class A misdemeanor with a minimum term of confinement of 30 days if it is shown that the person has previously been convicted one time of an offense related to the operating of motor vehicle, aircraft, watercraft or operating or assembling an amusement ride while intoxicated.

Section (b) creates the potential for the enhancement to a felony