What is the penalty for a terroristic threat in texas?

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According to the Texas Penal Code, a terroristic threat is one communicated with an intent to disrupt normal activities in a public place, to provoke an emergency response from or influence the actions of a government agency, to impair or interrupt public services or to place a person in fear of "imminent serious bodily injury."Penalties VaryAs covered in the Texas Penal Code, Section 22.07, "Terroristic Threat," the penalty assessed on conviction for the offense varies based on the specific nature of the threat communicated and a person's intent. A charge under the statute may be filed as a misdemeanor or felony depending on the specific facts.ScopeThreats made to individuals, the public at large, government agencies, public services organizations and private business entities may be considered considered terroristic threats when the threats communicated meet the elements of the statute.Misdemeanor OffensesThreats that provoke an emergency response from a public safety agency, that ...
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