Bill Text: TX HB1284 | 2013-2014 | 83rd Legislature | Introduced

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Bill Title: Relating to the offense of making or causing a false alarm or report involving a public or private institution of higher education.

Status: (Passed) 2013-06-14 - Effective immediately [HB1284 Detail]

Download: Texas-2013-HB1284-Introduced.html
  83R7647 ADM-D
 
  By: Johnson H.B. No. 1284
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the offense of making or causing a false alarm or report
  involving a public or private institution of higher education.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 42.06(b), Penal Code, is amended to read
  as follows:
         (b)  An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor
  unless the false report is of an emergency involving a public or
  private institution of higher education or involving a public
  primary or secondary school, public communications, public
  transportation, public water, gas, or power supply or other public
  service, in which event the offense is a state jail felony.
         SECTION 2.  The change in law made by this Act applies only
  to an offense committed on or after the effective date of this Act.
  An offense committed before the effective date of this Act is
  governed by the law in effect on the date the offense was committed,
  and the former law is continued in effect for that purpose. For
  purposes of this section, an offense was committed before the
  effective date of this Act if any element of the offense occurred
  before that date.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2013.
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