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Obscene Display or Distribution

Obscene Display or Distribution

Chapter 43 of the Texas Penal Code defines charges and punishments for offenses of public indecency.

“Obscene Display or Distribution”, as per § 43.22 of the Texas Penal Code, occurs when a person intentionally or knowingly displays or distributes an obscene photograph, drawing, or similar visual representation or other obscene material and is reckless about whether a person is present who will be offended or alarmed by the display or distribution.

An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.

Severity of Crime

Misdemeanor c

  • Fine not to exceed $500