Texas Stalking Laws

Code Section
Penal 42.072

Defined As
A person commits an offense if on more than one occasion and pursuant to scheme or course of conduct directed at specific person, knowingly engages in conduct that: (1) stalker knows/reasonably believes victim will view as threatening, (2) causes fear, and (3) would cause a reasonable person to fear

Punishment/Classification
3rd degree felony

Repeat Offense
2nd degree felony

Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?
None

Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?
None


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