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(a) A person commits an offense if the person advertises in the public media that the person will place, provide, or obtain a child for adoption or any other form of permanent physical custody of the child.
(b) This section does not apply to a licensed child-placing agency that is identified in the advertisement as a licensed child-placing agency.
(c) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor unless the person has been convicted previously under this section, in which event the offense is a felony of the third degree.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Penal Code - PENAL § 25.09. Advertising for Placement of Child - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/penal-code/penal-sect-25-09.html
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