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Texas Health and Safety Code - HEALTH & SAFETY § 81.066. Concealing Communicable Disease or Exposure to Communicable Disease;  Criminal Penalty

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(a) A person commits an offense if the person knowingly conceals or attempts to conceal from the department, a health authority, or a peace officer, during the course of an investigation under this chapter, the fact that:

(1) the person has, has been exposed to, or is the carrier of a communicable disease that is a threat to the public health;  or

(2) a minor child or incompetent adult of whom the person is a parent, managing conservator, or guardian has, has been exposed to, or is the carrier of a communicable disease that is a threat to the public health.

(b) An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor.

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