Felony Offenses in the Texas Penal Code

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Texas Penal Code, Section 29.02 - Robbery

CHAPTER 29. ROBBERY

§ 29.02. ROBBERY.
        (a) A person commits an offense if, in the course of committing theft as defined in Chapter 31 and with intent to obtain or maintain control of the property, he:
                (1) intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another; or
                (2) intentionally or knowingly threatens or places another in fear of imminent bodily injury or death.
        (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. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 900, Sec. 1.01, eff. Sept. 1, 1994.

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