Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

Art. Art. 62.102
Failure to Comply With Registration Requirements


(a)

A person commits an offense if the person is required to register and fails to comply with any requirement of this chapter.

(b)

An offense under this article is:

(1)

a state jail felony if the actor is a person whose duty to register expires under Article 62.101 (Expiration of Duty to Register)(b) or (c);

(2)

a felony of the third degree if the actor is a person whose duty to register expires under Article 62.101 (Expiration of Duty to Register)(a) and who is required to verify registration once each year under Article 62.058 (Law Enforcement Verification of Registration Information); and

(3)

a felony of the second degree if the actor is a person whose duty to register expires under Article 62.101 (Expiration of Duty to Register)(a) and who is required to verify registration once each 90-day period under Article 62.058 (Law Enforcement Verification of Registration Information).

(c)

If it is shown at the trial of a person for an offense or an attempt to commit an offense under this article that the person has previously been convicted of an offense or an attempt to commit an offense under this article, the punishment for the offense or the attempt to commit the offense is increased to the punishment for the next highest degree of felony.

(d)

If it is shown at the trial of a person for an offense under this article or an attempt to commit an offense under this article that the person fraudulently used identifying information in violation of Section 32.51 (Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information), Penal Code, during the commission or attempted commission of the offense, the punishment for the offense or the attempt to commit the offense is increased to the punishment for the next highest degree of felony.
Reenacted and amended by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1008 (H.B. 867), Sec. 1.01, eff. September 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 362 (H.B. 2637), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2013.
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