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Texas Finance Code - FIN § 151.708. Criminal Penalty

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(a) A person commits an offense if the person:

(1) intentionally makes a false statement, misrepresentation, or certification in a record or application filed with the department or required to be maintained under this chapter or a rule adopted or order issued under this chapter, or intentionally makes a false entry or omits a material entry in the record or application;  or

(2) knowingly engages in an activity for which a license is required under Subchapter D  1 or F  2 without being licensed under this chapter.

(b) An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree.

(c) An offense under this section may be prosecuted in Travis County or in the county in which the offense is alleged to have been committed.

(d) Nothing in this section limits the power of the state to punish a person for an act that constitutes an offense under this or any other law.

1  V.T.C.A., Finance Code § 151.301 et seq.
2  V.T.C.A., Finance Code § 151.501 et seq.

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