Texas Stalking Laws
|Code Section||Penal 42.072|
|Stalking 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|
|Penalty for Repeat Offense||2nd degree felony|
|Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?||-|
|Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?||-|
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