Use of Laser Pointers
Chapter 42 of the Texas Penal Code defines disorderly conduct and other related charges.
“Use of Laser Pointers”, as per § 42.13 of the Texas Penal Code, occurs when a person knowingly directs a light from a laser pointer at a uniformed safety officer, including a peace officer, security guard, firefighter, emergency medical service worker, or other uniformed municipal, state, or federal officer.
In this section, "laser pointer" means a device that emits a visible light amplified by the stimulated emission of radiation.
An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.
- Fine not to exceed $500