Texas Family Code

Sec. § 160.511
Offense: Unauthorized Release of Specimen


A person commits an offense if the person intentionally releases an identifiable specimen of another person for any purpose not relevant to the parentage proceeding and without a court order or the written permission of the person who furnished the specimen.


An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 821, Sec. 1.01, eff. June 14, 2001.

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