MILITARY Tex. Gov't Code § 437.214/Texas Penal Code § 32.54. Fraudulent or Fictitious Military Record AND O CONNOR TX CRIMINAL CODES PAGE 1059 1060/KES/JULY 25/SAT/2020
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Tex. Gov't Code § 437.214
Current with legislation from the 2019 Regular Session effective as of September 1, 2019
Section 437.214 - Military Funerals And Honors(a) On the request of a person listed in Subsection (b), the Texas military forces may provide a military funeral and honor service for a decedent who served in the Texas military forces.(b) The following persons may request a military funeral and honor service from the Texas military forces:(1) the decedent's spouse;(2) the decedent's adult children, if there is no spouse;(3) the decedent's parents, if there is no spouse or adult child;(4) the decedent's brothers or sisters, if there is no spouse, adult child, or parent; or(5) the executor or administrator of the decedent's estate, if there is no spouse, adult child, parent, or brother or sister.(c) A service member is not eligible for a military funeral and honor service under this section if the service member is eligible for a military funeral and honor service under federal law.(d) The Texas military forces shall model the military funeral and honor service after the service provided by the federal government.
Tex. Gov't. Code § 437.214
Added by Acts 2013, Texas Acts of the 83rd Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 1217,Sec. 1.01, eff. 9/1/2013.
Tex. Gov't Code § 437.215
Current with legislation from the 2019 Regular Session effective as of December 31, 2020
Section 437.215 - Grave Markers For State Military Personnel(a) On the request of a person listed in Subsection (b), the department shall provide a grave marker for a decedent who served in the Texas military forces.(b) The grave marker may be requested from the department by a person described by Section 437.214(b).(c) A service member is not eligible for a grave marker under this section if the service member is eligible for a grave marker under federal law.(d) The department shall model the grave markers after the grave markers provided by the federal government.(e) The department shall publish information about its grave marker program on the department's Internet website.
Tex. Gov't. Code § 437.215
Added by Acts 2013, Texas Acts of the 83rd Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 1217,Sec. 1.01, eff. 9/1/2013.
Section 437.214 - Military Funerals And Honors
Section 437.216 - Service Referral
Tex. Gov't Code § 437.216
Tex. Gov't Code § 437.214
Current with legislation from the 2019 Regular Session effective as of September 1, 2019
Section 437.214 - Military Funerals And Honors(a) On the request of a person listed in Subsection (b), the Texas military forces may provide a military funeral and honor service for a decedent who served in the Texas military forces.(b) The following persons may request a military funeral and honor service from the Texas military forces:(1) the decedent's spouse;(2) the decedent's adult children, if there is no spouse;(3) the decedent's parents, if there is no spouse or adult child;(4) the decedent's brothers or sisters, if there is no spouse, adult child, or parent; or(5) the executor or administrator of the decedent's estate, if there is no spouse, adult child, parent, or brother or sister.(c) A service member is not eligible for a military funeral and honor service under this section if the service member is eligible for a military funeral and honor service under federal law.(d) The Texas military forces shall model the military funeral and honor service after the service provided by the federal government.
Tex. Gov't. Code § 437.214
Added by Acts 2013, Texas Acts of the 83rd Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 1217,Sec. 1.01, eff. 9/1/2013.
Tex. Gov't Code § 437.215
Current with legislation from the 2019 Regular Session effective as of December 31, 2020
Section 437.215 - Grave Markers For State Military Personnel(a) On the request of a person listed in Subsection (b), the department shall provide a grave marker for a decedent who served in the Texas military forces.(b) The grave marker may be requested from the department by a person described by Section 437.214(b).(c) A service member is not eligible for a grave marker under this section if the service member is eligible for a grave marker under federal law.(d) The department shall model the grave markers after the grave markers provided by the federal government.(e) The department shall publish information about its grave marker program on the department's Internet website.
Tex. Gov't. Code § 437.215
Added by Acts 2013, Texas Acts of the 83rd Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 1217,Sec. 1.01, eff. 9/1/2013.
Section 437.214 - Military Funerals And Honors
Section 437.216 - Service Referral
Tex. Gov't Code § 437.210
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Current with legislation from the 2019 Regular Session effective as of September 1, 2019
Section 437.210 - Interference With Texas Military Forces(a) A person commits an offense if the person physically and intentionally hinders, delays, or obstructs or intentionally attempts to hinder, delay, or obstruct a portion of the Texas military forces on active duty in performance of a military duty.(b) An offense under Subsection (a) is a Class B misdemeanor.(c) The commanding officer of a portion of the Texas military forces parading or performing a military duty in a street or highway may require a person in the street or highway to yield the right-of-way to the forces, except that the commanding officer may not interfere with the carrying of the United States mail, a legitimate function of the police, or the progress or operation of an emergency medical services provider or fire department.(d) During an occasion of duty, a commanding officer may detain a person who:(1) trespasses on a place of duty;(2) interrupts or molests the orderly discharge of duty by those under orders; or(3) disturbs or prevents the passage of troops going to or coming from duty.(e) The commanding officer shall make a reasonable effort to forward detained individuals to civil authorities as soon as practicable.
Tex. Gov't. Code § 437.210
Added by Acts 2013, Texas Acts of the 83rd Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 1217,Sec. 1.01, eff. 9/1/2013.
Section 437.209 - Foreign Troops
Section 437.211 - Management Of
Section 437.211 - Management Of Unit Funds
Texas Penal Code § 32.54. Fraudulent or Fictitious Military Record
(a) In this section:
(1) “Military record” means an enlistment record, occupation specialty, medal, award, decoration, or certification obtained by a person through the person's service in the armed forces of the United States or the state military forces.
(2) “State military forces” has the meaning assigned by Section 437.001, Government Code .
(b) A person commits an offense if the person:
(1) uses or claims to hold a military record that the person knows:
(A) is fraudulent;
(B) is fictitious or has otherwise not been granted or assigned to the person;  or
(C) has been revoked;  and
(2) uses or claims to hold that military record:
(A) in a written or oral advertisement or other promotion of a business;  or
(B) with the intent to:
i) obtain priority in receiving services or resources under Subchapter G, Chapter 302, Labor Code;  1
(ii) qualify for a veteran's employment preference under Chapter 657, Government Code;
(iii) obtain a license or certificate to practice a trade, profession, or occupation;
(iv) obtain a promotion, compensation, or other benefit, or an increase in compensation or other benefit, in employment or in the practice of a trade, profession, or occupation;
(v) obtain a benefit, service, or donation from another person;
(vi) obtain admission to an educational program in this state;  or
(vii) gain a position in state government with authority over another person, regardless of whether the actor receives compensation for the position.
(c) An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor.
(d) If conduct that constitutes an offense under this section also constitutes an offense under any other law, the actor may be prosecuted under this section or the other law.
1   V.T.C.A, Labor Code § 302.151 et seq.
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