CHAPTER 37. PERJURY AND OTHER FALSIFICATION
§ 37.08. FALSE REPORT TO PEACE OFFICER OR LAW
(a) A person commits an offense if, with
intent to deceive, he knowingly makes a false statement that is
material to a criminal investigation and makes the statement to:
(1) a peace officer conducting the investigation; or
(2) any employee of a law enforcement agency that is
authorized by the agency to conduct the investigation and that the
actor knows is conducting the investigation.
(b) In this section, "law enforcement agency" has the
meaning assigned by Article 59.01, Code of Criminal Procedure.
(c) An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor.