Texas Penal Code - Section 12.48. Certain Offenses Resulting In Loss To Nursing And Convalescent Homes
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§ 12.48. CERTAIN OFFENSES RESULTING IN LOSS TO NURSING AND
CONVALESCENT HOMES. If it is shown on the trial of an offense under
Chapter 31 or 32 that, as a result of a loss incurred because of the
conduct charged, a trustee was appointed and emergency assistance
funds, other than funds used to pay the expenses of the trustee,
were used for a nursing or convalescent home under Subchapter D,
Chapter 242, Health and Safety Code, the punishment for the offense
is increased to the punishment prescribed for the next higher
category of offense except that a felony of the first degree is
punished as a felony of the first degree.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 439, § 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Last modified: August 11, 2007