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The Texas Law is HB 793, under Texas Penal Code 30.05, Criminal Trespass, section 1, subsection D.
The law requires the following regarding the use of purple paint:
Markings must be:
- at least 8 inches long
- at least 1 inch wide bottom of the mark should be between 3-5 feet above the ground.
- Markings can be no more than 100 feet apart in timberland
- Markings can be no more than 1,000 feet apart on open land,
- They must be in a place visible by those approaching the property.
Trespassing is a Class B misdemeanor in Texas, unless the intruder is carrying a firearm, which is a Class A misdemeanor.