Chapter 46 of the Texas Penal Code defines charges and punishments for weapon related offenses.
“Hoax Bombs”, as per § 46.08 of the Texas Penal Code, occurs when a person knowingly possesses components of an explosive weapon with the intent to combine the components into an explosive weapon for use in a criminal endeavor.
An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree.
Severity of Crime
Third Degree Felony
Imprisonment in the institutional division for not more than 10 years or less than two years
In addition to imprisonment, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000