§ 46.01 Definitions
§ 46.02 Unlawful Carrying Weapons
§ 46.03 Places Weapons Prohibited
§ 46.035 Unlawful Carrying of Handgun by License Holder
§ 46.04 Unlawful Possession of Firearm
§ 46.041 Unlawful Possession of Metal or Body Armor by Felon
§ 46.05 Prohibited Weapons
§ 46.06 Unlawful Transfer of Certain Weapons
§ 46.07 Interstate Purchase
§ 46.08 Hoax Bombs
§ 46.09 Components of Explosives
§ 46.10 Deadly Weapon in Penal Institution
§ 46.11 Penalty If Offense Committed Within Weapon-Free School Zone
§ 46.12 Maps as Evidence of Location or Area
§ 46.13 Making a Firearm Accessible to a Child
§ 46.14 Firearm Smuggling
§ 46.15 Nonapplicability

Terms Used In Texas Penal Code Chapter 46

  • Act: means a bodily movement, whether voluntary or involuntary, and includes speech. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Actor: means a person whose criminal responsibility is in issue in a criminal action. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Affidavit: means a statement in writing of a fact or facts signed by the party making it, sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths, and officially certified to by the officer under his seal of office. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Agency: includes authority, board, bureau, commission, committee, council, department, district, division, and office. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Alcoholic beverage: has the meaning assigned by Section Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Another: means a person other than the actor. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Bodily injury: means physical pain, illness, or any impairment of physical condition. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying mental state. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Consent: means assent in fact, whether express or apparent. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Correctional facility: means a place designated by law for the confinement of a person arrested for, charged with, or convicted of a criminal offense. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Court: means and includes:
    (1) a county court in the exercise of its probate jurisdiction;
    (2) a court created by statute and authorized to exercise original probate jurisdiction; and
    (3) a district court exercising original probate jurisdiction in a contested matter. See Texas Estates Code 113.1541
  • Deadly weapon: means :
    (A) a firearm or anything manifestly designed, made, or adapted for the purpose of inflicting death or serious bodily injury; or
    (B) anything that in the manner of its use or intended use is capable of causing death or serious bodily injury. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Death: includes , for an individual who is an unborn child, the failure to be born alive. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Effective consent: includes consent by a person legally authorized to act for the owner. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Estate: means a decedent's property, as that property:
    (1) exists originally and as the property changes in form by sale, reinvestment, or otherwise;
    (2) is augmented by any accretions and other additions to the property, including any property to be distributed to the decedent's representative by the trustee of a trust that terminates on the decedent's death, and substitutions for the property; and
    (3) is diminished by any decreases in or distributions from the property. See
  • Felony: means an offense so designated by law or punishable by death or confinement in a penitentiary. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Government: means :
    (A) the state;
    (B) a county, municipality, or political subdivision of the state; or
    (C) any branch or agency of the state, a county, municipality, or political subdivision. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Individual: means a human being who is alive, including an unborn child at every stage of gestation from fertilization until birth. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Law: means the constitution or a statute of this state or of the United States, a written opinion of a court of record, a municipal ordinance, an order of a county commissioners court, or a rule authorized by and lawfully adopted under a statute. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Misdemeanor: means an offense so designated by law or punishable by fine, by confinement in jail, or by both fine and confinement in jail. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Peace officer: means a person elected, employed, or appointed as a peace officer under Article Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Penal institution: means a place designated by law for confinement of persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of an offense. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, or association. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Possession: means actual care, custody, control, or management. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Public place: means any place to which the public or a substantial group of the public has access and includes, but is not limited to, streets, highways, and the common areas of schools, hospitals, apartment houses, office buildings, transport facilities, and shops. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Serious bodily injury: means bodily injury that creates a substantial risk of death or that causes death, serious permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • sworn: includes affirm or affirmed. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • United States: includes a department, bureau, or other agency of the United States of America. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Unlawful: means criminal or tortious or both and includes what would be criminal or tortious but for a defense not amounting to justification or privilege. See Texas Estates Code 505.051
  • Ward: means a person for whom a guardian has been appointed. See Texas Estates Code 114.006