(a) A person commits an offense if, in a manner intended to cause alarm or personal injury to another person or to damage school property, the person intentionally:
(1) exhibits or uses a firearm:
(A) in or on any property, including a parking lot, parking garage, or other parking area, that is owned by a private or public school; or
(B) on a school bus being used to transport children to or from school-sponsored activities of a private or public school;
(2) threatens to exhibit or use a firearm in or on property described by Subdivision (1)(A) or on a bus described by Subdivision (1)(B) and was in possession of or had immediate access to the firearm; or
(3) threatens to exhibit or use a firearm in or on property described by Subdivision (1)(A) or on a bus described by Subdivision (1)(B).
(b) An offense under Subsection (a)(1) or (2) is a third degree felony.

Terms Used In Texas Education Code 37.125

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: includes corporation, organization, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Texas Government Code 311.005

(c) An offense under Subsection (a)(3) is a Class A misdemeanor.