In Sec. 37.10 of the Texas penal code detailing penalties involving perjury and other falsification it states, “A person commits an offense if he knowingly makes a false entry in, or false alteration of a governmental record.”
Texas Senate Altering Timestamp on Abortion Bill Vote
time stamp change
Technology Policy Analyst Kathy Gill notes over at The Moderate Vote:
In my experience (I’ve done web work since 1993 or so), pages like this one are automatically generated from a database file. In other words, a person doesn’t code the page.
In order to change something like this, someone has to change the database. And things like votes and official times, they’re often (usually?) automatically generated also.
In other words, changes like this are deliberate.