Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 521.451
General Violation


(a)

Except as provided by Section 521.452 (Alias Drivers License for Law Enforcement Purposes), a person may not:

(1)

display, cause or permit to be displayed, or have in the persons possession a drivers license or certificate that the person knows is fictitious or has been altered;

(2)

lend the persons drivers license or certificate to another person or knowingly permit another person to use the persons drivers license or certificate;

(3)

display or represent as the persons own a drivers license or certificate not issued to the person;

(4)

possess more than one currently valid drivers license or more than one currently valid certificate; or

(5)

in an application for an original, renewal, or duplicate drivers license or certificate:

(A)

provide a false name, false address, or a counterfeit document; or

(B)

knowingly make a false statement, conceal a material fact, or otherwise commit fraud.

(b)

An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.

(c)

If conduct that constitutes an offense under Subsection (a) also constitutes an offense under Section 106.07 (Misrepresentation of Age by a Minor), Alcoholic Beverage Code, the actor may be prosecuted only under Section 106.07 (Misrepresentation of Age by a Minor), Alcoholic Beverage Code.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 659, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 933, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1208 (H.B. 699), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
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