Texas Penal Code - PENAL § 12.41. Classification of Offenses Outside This Code

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For purposes of this subchapter, any conviction not obtained from a prosecution under this code shall be classified as follows:

(1) “felony of the third degree” if imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or another penitentiary is affixed to the offense as a possible punishment;

(2) “Class B misdemeanor” if the offense is not a felony and confinement in a jail is affixed to the offense as a possible punishment;

(3) “Class C misdemeanor” if the offense is punishable by fine only.

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