Public Lewdness

Texas Penal Code, § 21.07. Public Lewdness

  • A person commits an offense if he knowingly engages in any of the following acts in a public place or, if not in a public place, he is reckless about whether another is present who will be offended or alarmed by his:
    • Act of sexual intercourse;
    • Act of deviate sexual intercourse;
    • Act of sexual contact; or
    • Act involving contact between the person’s mouth or genitals and the anus or genitals of an animal or fowl.
  • An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.