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Penal Code

P.C. 38.13 - Hindering Proceedings by Disorderly Conduct

(a) A person commits an offense if he intentionally hinders an official proceeding by noise or violent or tumultuous behavior or disturbance.

(b) A person commits an offense if he recklessly hinders an official proceeding by noise or violent or tumultuous behavior or disturbance and c
ontinues after explicit official request to desist.

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

 
 
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