CHAPTER 42. DISORDERLY CONDUCT AND RELATED OFFENSES
§ 42.061. SILENT OR ABUSIVE CALLS TO 9-1-1 SERVICE
(a) In this section "9-1-1 service" and "public safety answering point" or "PSAP" have the meanings assigned by Section 772.001, Health and Safety Code.
(b) A person commits an offense if the person makes a telephone call to 9-1-1 when there is not an emergency and knowingly or intentionally:
(1) remains silent; or
(2) makes abusive or harassing statements to a PSAP employee.
(c) A person commits an offense if the person knowingly permits a telephone under the person’s control to be used by another person in a manner described in Subsection (b).
(d) An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor.