82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 260, Chapter 223 Page: 1 of 8
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H.B. No. 260
relating to the prosecution and punishment of unlawful transport of
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. The heading to Chapter 20, Penal Code, is amended
to read as follows:
CHAPTER 20. KIDNAPPING, [AND] UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT, AND
SMUGGLING OF PERSONS
SECTION 2. Section 20.05, Penal Code, is amended to read as
Sec. 20.05. SMUGGLING OF PERSONS [UNLAWFUL TRANSPORT].
(a) A person commits an offense if the person intentionally uses a
motor vehicle, aircraft, or watercraft to transport an individual
with the intent to:
(1) conceal the individual from a peace officer or
special investigator; or
(2)- flee from a person. the actor knows is a peace
officer or special investigator attempting to lawfully arrest or
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Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. 82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 260, Chapter 223, legislative document, June 17, 2011; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth311320/m1/1/?rotate=270: accessed January 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.