TX NATURAL RESOURCES CODE

TITLE 3. OIL AND GAS

SUBTITLE A. ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 161. VETERANS LAND BOARD

SUBCHAPTER J. PENALTIES



§ 161.401. PENALTY FOR CERTAIN TRANSACTIONS.
     Any person, seller, veteran, or appraiser who knowingly makes, utters, publishes, passes, or uses any false, fictitious, or forged paper, document, contract, affidavit, application, assignment, or other instrument in writing in connection with or pertaining to any transaction under this chapter is guilty of a felony and on conviction shall be punished by imprisonment in the state penitentiary for not less than two nor more than 10 years, or by a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, or by both.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2674, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 161.402. PENALTY RELATING TO CERTAIN PURCHASES, SALES, AND RESALES OF LAND.
     A person who knowingly files a false,
      fictitious, or forged paper, document, contract, affidavit, application, assignment, or other instrument in writing relating to the purchase, sale, or resale of land under this chapter is guilty of a felony and on conviction shall be punished by imprisonment in the state penitentiary for not less than two nor more than 10 years or by a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, or by both.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2675, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 161.403. PENALTY FOR DEFRAUDING VETERAN AND STATE.
     A person who defrauds a veteran of his rights and benefits under this chapter by an act of fraud, duress, deceit, coercion, or misrepresentation or a person who uses the purposes or provisions of this chapter to defraud the state or any veteran by an act of fraud, duress, coercion, misrepresentation, or deceit, is guilty of a felony, and on conviction shall be punished by imprisonment in the state penitentiary for not less than two nor more than 10 years or by a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, or by both.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2675, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.