Tex. Gov't Code Section 557.011


A person commits an offense if the person, with the intent to injure the United States, this state, or any facility or property used for national defense sabotages or attempts to sabotage any property or facility used or to be used for national defense.


An offense under this section is a felony punishable by confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for a term of not less than two years or more than 20 years.


If conduct constituting an offense under this section also constitutes an offense under another provision of law, the actor may be prosecuted under both sections.


In this section, “sabotage” means to wilfully and maliciously damage or destroy property.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 87 (S.B. 1969), Sec. 25.073, eff. September 1, 2009.

Source: Section 557.011 — Sabotage, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­557.­htm#557.­011 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 557.011’s source at texas​.gov