Texas Penal Code - PENAL § 31.15. Possession, Manufacture, or Distribution of Certain Instruments Used to Commit Retail Theft

(a) Repealed by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., ch. 323 (H.B. 2482), § 4.

(b) A person commits an offense if, with the intent to use the instrument to commit theft, the person:

(1) possesses a shielding or deactivation instrument;  or

(2) knowingly manufactures, sells, offers for sale, or otherwise distributes a shielding or deactivation instrument.

(c) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.


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