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Use of Laser Pointers

Penal Code

P.C. 42.13 - Use of Laser Pointers

(a) A person commits an offense if the
person knowingly directs a light from a laser pointer at a uniformed safety officer, including a peace officer, security guard, firefighter, emergency medical service worker, or other uniformed municipal, state, or federal officer.

(b) In this section, "laser pointer" means a device that emits a visible light amplified by the stimulated emission of radiation.

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

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