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Texas Penal Code - Section 46.08. Hoax Bombs

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§ 46.08. HOAX BOMBS. (a) A person commits an offense if the person knowingly manufactures, sells, purchases, transports, or possesses a hoax bomb with intent to use the hoax bomb to: (1) make another believe that the hoax bomb is an explosive or incendiary device; or (2) cause alarm or reaction of any type by an official of a public safety agency or volunteer agency organized to deal with emergencies. (b) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor. Added by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 4831, ch. 852, § 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1983. Renumbered from V.T.C.A., Penal Code § 46.09 by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 900, § 1.01, eff. Sept. 1, 1994.

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