Felony Offenses in the Texas Penal Code

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Texas Penal Code, Section 37.11 - Impersonating Public Servant

CHAPTER 37. PERJURY AND OTHER FALSIFICATION

        § 37.11.  IMPERSONATING PUBLIC SERVANT.
        (a)  A person commits an offense if he:
                (1)  impersonates a public servant with intent to induce another to submit to his pretended official authority or to rely on his pretended official acts;  or
                (2)  knowingly purports to exercise any function of a public servant or of a public office, including that of a judge and court, and the position or office through which he purports to exercise a function of a public servant or public office has no lawful existence under the constitution or laws of this state or of the United States.
        (b)  An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree.

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