Felony Offenses in the Texas Penal Code

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Texas Penal Code, Section 42.13 - Use of Laser Pointers


        § 42.13.  USE OF LASER POINTERS.
        (a)  A person commits an offense if the person knowingly directs a light from a laser pointer at a uniformed safety officer, including a peace officer, security guard, firefighter, emergency medical service worker, or other uniformed municipal, state, or federal officer.
        (b)  In this section, "laser pointer" means a device that emits a visible light amplified by the stimulated emission of radiation.
        (c)  An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.

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