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Texas Penal Code
Sec. 31.03.  THEFT.  (a)  A person commits an offense if he unlawfully appropriates property with intent to deprive the owner of property.
(b)  Appropriation of property is unlawful if:
(1)  it is without the owner's effective consent;
(e)  Except as provided by Subsection (f), an offense under this section is:
(1)  a Class C misdemeanor if the value of the property stolen is less than:
(A)  $50; or
(B)  $20 and the defendant obtained the property by issuing or passing a check or similar sight order in a manner described by Section 31.06;
(2)  a Class B misdemeanor if:
(A)  the value of the property stolen is:
(i)  $50 or more but less than $500;