CHAPTER 22. ASSAULTIVE OFFENSES
§ 22.015. COERCING, SOLICITING, OR INDUCING GANG MEMBERSHIP.
(a) In this section:
(1) "Child" means an individual younger than 17 years
(2) "Criminal street gang" has the meaning assigned by
(b) A person commits an offense if, with intent to coerce,
induce, or solicit a child to actively participate in the
activities of a criminal street gang, the person:
(1) threatens the child with imminent bodily injury; or
(2) causes bodily injury to the child.
(c) An offense under Subsection (b)(1) is a state jail
felony. An offense under Subsection (b)(2) is a felony of the third