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Texas Penal Code - PENAL § 37.081. False Report Regarding Missing Child or Missing Person

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(a)?A person commits an offense if, with intent to deceive, the person knowingly:

(1)?files a false report of a missing child or missing person with a law enforcement officer or agency; ?or

(2)?makes a false statement to a law enforcement officer or other employee of a law enforcement agency relating to a missing child or missing person.

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

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