Felony Offenses in the Texas Penal Code

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Texas Penal Code, Section 22.11 - Harassment by Persons in Certain Correctional Facilities

CHAPTER 22. ASSAULTIVE OFFENSES

§ 22.11. HARASSMENT BY PERSONS IN CERTAIN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
        (a)  A person commits an offense if the person, while imprisoned or confined in a correctional or detention facility and with intent to harass, alarm, or annoy another person, causes the other person to contact the blood, seminal fluid, vaginal fluid, saliva, urine, or feces of the actor, any other person, or an animal.
        (b)  An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree.
        (c)  If conduct constituting an offense under this section also constitutes an offense under another section of this code, the actor may be prosecuted under either section.
        (d)  In this section, "correctional or detention facility" means:
                (1) a secure correctional facility; or
                (2) a "secure correctional facility" or a "secure detention facility" as defined by Section 51.02, Family Code, operated by or under contract with a juvenile board or the Texas Youth Commission or any other facility operated by or under contract with that commission.

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