Texas Human Resources Code
Sec. § 48.053
False Report; Penalty


(a)

A person commits an offense if the person knowingly or intentionally reports information as provided in this chapter that the person knows is false or lacks factual foundation.

(b)

An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1022, Sec. 55, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Renumbered from Sec. 48.0362 by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 907, Sec. 7, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1056 (S.B. 221), Sec. 8, eff. September 1, 2011.
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