Texas Education Code
Sec. § 1001.555
Unauthorized Transfer or Possession of Certificate; Offense


(a)

A person commits an offense if the person knowingly sells, trades, issues, or otherwise transfers, or possesses with intent to sell, trade, issue, or otherwise transfer, a uniform certificate of course completion, a course completion certificate number, or a driver education certificate to an individual, firm, or corporation not authorized to possess the certificate or number.

(b)

The department may contract with the Department of Public Safety to provide undercover and investigative assistance in the enforcement of Subsection (a).

(c)

A person commits an offense if the person knowingly possesses a uniform certificate of course completion, a course completion certificate number, or a driver education certificate and is not authorized to possess the certificate or number.

(d)

An offense under this section is a felony punishable by imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for a term not to exceed five years.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1276, Sec. 6.012(a), eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 928 (H.B. 468), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 87 (S.B. 1969), Sec. 25.055, eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1044 (H.B. 1786), Sec. 53, eff. September 1, 2015.
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