Bill Text: TX HB925 | 2013-2014 | 83rd Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to enhancing the penalty prescribed for certain acts of official oppression.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2013-05-05 - Committee report sent to Calendars [HB925 Detail]

Download: Texas-2013-HB925-Introduced.html
  83R5441 JRR-F
 
  By: Moody H.B. No. 925
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to enhancing the penalty prescribed for certain acts of
  official oppression.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 39.03(d), Penal Code, is amended to read
  as follows:
         (d)  An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor,
  except that an offense is a felony of the third degree if the public
  servant acted with the intent to impair the accuracy of data
  reported to the Texas Education Agency through the Public Education
  Information Management System (PEIMS) described by Section 42.006,
  Education Code, under a law requiring that reporting.
         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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