Texas Natural Resources Code

Sec. § 161.403
Penalty for Defrauding Veteran and State

A person who defrauds a veteran of his rights and benefits under this chapter by an act of fraud, duress, deceit, coercion, or misrepresentation or a person who uses the purposes or provisions of this chapter to defraud the state or any veteran by an act of fraud, duress, coercion, misrepresentation, or deceit, is guilty of a felony, and on conviction shall be punished by imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for not less than two nor more than 10 years or by a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, or by both.
Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2675, ch. 871, art. I, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 87 (S.B. 1969), Sec. 25.141, eff. September 1, 2009.

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