§ 92.154. HEIGHT, STRIKE PLATE, AND THROW
REQUIREMENTS--KEYED DEAD BOLT OR KEYLESS BOLTING DEVICE.  (a) A
keyed dead bolt or a keyless bolting device required by this
subchapter must be installed at a height:
 (1)  not lower than 36 inches from the floor;  and                            
 (2)  not higher than:                                                         
         (A)  54 inches from the floor, if installed before
September 1, 1993;  or  
         (B)  48 inches from the floor, if installed on or
after September 1, 1993.
(b)  A keyed dead bolt or a keyless bolting device described
in Section 92.151(6)(A) or (B) in a dwelling must:
 (1)  have a strike plate screwed into the portion of the
doorjamb surface that faces the edge of the door when the door is
closed;  or
 (2)  be installed in a door with a metal doorjamb that
serves as the strike plate.
(c)  A keyed dead bolt or keyless dead bolt, as described by
Section 92.151(6)(A), installed in a dwelling on or after September
1, 1993, must have a bolt with a throw of not less than one inch.
(d)  The requirements of this section do not apply to a keyed
dead bolt or a keyless bolting device in one door of a pair of French
doors that is installed in accordance with the requirements of
Section 92.153(b)(1) or (2).

Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 357, § 3, eff. Sept. 1,
1993.       


§ 92.155. HEIGHT REQUIREMENTS--SLIDING DOOR SECURITY
DEVICES.  A sliding door pin lock or sliding door security bar
required by this subchapter must be installed at a height not higher
than:
 (1)  54 inches from the floor, if installed before
September 1, 1993;  or   
 (2)  48 inches from the floor, if installed on or after
September 1, 1993.  

Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 357, § 3, eff. Sept. 1,
1993.       
§ 92.154. HEIGHT, STRIKE PLATE, AND THROW
REQUIREMENTS--KEYED DEAD BOLT OR
KEYLESS BOLTING DEVICE.