CHAPTER 37. PERJURY AND OTHER FALSIFICATION
§ 37.081. FALSE REPORT REGARDING MISSING CHILD OR
MISSING PERSON. (a) A person commits an offense if, with intent
to deceive, the person knowingly:
(1) files a false report of a missing child or missing
person with a law enforcement officer or agency; or
(2) makes a false statement to a law enforcement
officer or other employee of a law enforcement agency relating to a
missing child or missing person.
(b) An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.