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Texas Penal Code, Section 38.19 - Failure to Provide Notice and Report of Death of Resident of Institution

CHAPTER 38. OBSTRUCTING GOVERNMENTAL OPERATION

        § 38.19.  FAILURE TO PROVIDE NOTICE AND REPORT OF DEATH OF RESIDENT OF INSTITUTION.
        (a)  A superintendent or general manager of an institution commits an offense if, as required by Article 49.24 or 49.25, Code of Criminal Procedure, the person fails to:
                (1)  provide notice of the death of an individual under the care, custody, or control of or residing in the institution;
                (2)  submit a report on the death of the individual;  or
                (3)  include in the report material facts known or discovered by the person at the time the report was filed.
        (b)  An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor.

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