CHAPTER 32. FRAUD
§ 32.44. RIGGING PUBLICLY EXHIBITED CONTEST.
(a) A person commits an offense if, with intent to affect the
outcome (including the score) of a publicly exhibited contest:
(1) he offers, confers, or agrees to confer any
benefit on, or threatens harm to:
(A) a participant in the contest to induce him
not to use his best efforts; or
(B) an official or other person associated with
the contest; or
(2) he tampers with a person, animal, or thing in a
manner contrary to the rules of the contest.
(b) A person commits an offense if he intentionally or
knowingly solicits, accepts, or agrees to accept any benefit the
conferring of which is an offense under Subsection (a).
(c) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.