Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code - Section 206.06. Forgery Or Counterfeiting
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§ 206.06. FORGERY OR COUNTERFEITING. (a) In this
section, "counterfeit" or "forged" means printed, manufactured or
made by, or under the direction of, or issued, sold, or circulated
by a person not authorized to do so under the provisions of this
(b) No person may forge or counterfeit a stamp provided for
in this code or print, engrave, make, issue, sell, circulate, or
possess with intent to use, sell, circulate, or pass a forged or
counterfeit stamp or place or cause to be placed any forged or
counterfeit stamp on any container of alcoholic beverage.
(c) No person may print, engrave, make, issue, sell, or
circulate with intent to defraud or knowingly possess a forged or
counterfeit permit, license, official signature, certificate,
evidence of tax payment, or other instrument.
(d) No person may possess a stamp or a part of a stamp, die,
plate, device, machine, or other instrument used or designed for
use for forging or counterfeiting any instrument named in
Subsection (b) or (c) of this section.
(e) Conviction for an offense defined in this section may be
had on the uncorroborated evidence of an accomplice. A court,
officer, or tribunal having jurisdiction of an offense defined in
this section or any district or county attorney may subpoena any
person and compel his attendance as a witness to testify as to the
violation of any provision of this section. Any person so summoned
and examined is immune from prosecution for the violation of any
provision of this section about which he may testify.
(f) A person who violates any provision of this section
commits a felony punishable by imprisonment in the penitentiary for
not less than 2 nor more than 20 years.
Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 544, ch. 194, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.
Last modified: August 11, 2007