Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 159.036
Criminal Penalty


An officer, candidate, or employee required to file a report by an order adopted under this subchapter commits an offense if the person knowingly fails to file the report as required by the order.


An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor.


It is a defense to prosecution under this section that the person has filed the required report and paid a civil penalty as provided by this subchapter.
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1, Sec. 39(a), eff. Aug. 28, 1989. Renumbered from Sec. 159.006 and amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 304, Sec. 7.01, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.

Source: Section 159.036 — Criminal Penalty, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­159.­htm#159.­036 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 159.036’s source at texas​.gov