Felony Offenses in the Texas Penal Code

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Texas Penal Code, Section 19.04 - Manslaughter

CHAPTER 19. CRIMINAL HOMICIDE

§ 19.04.  MANSLAUGHTER.
        (a)  A person commits an offense if he recklessly causes the death of an individual.
        (b)  An offense under this section is a felony of the second degree.

Acts 1973, 63rd Leg., p. 883, ch. 399, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Renumbered from Penal Code Sec. 19.04 by Acts 1973, 63rd Leg., p. 1123, ch. 426, art. 2, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 307, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Renumbered from Penal Code Sec. 19.05 and amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 900, Sec. 1.01, eff. Sept. 1, 1994.

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