Tex. Gov't Code Section 153.052
Amount of Penalty


The amount of an administrative penalty may not exceed $500 for each violation, and each day a violation continues or occurs is a separate violation for purposes of imposing a penalty.


The amount shall be based on:


the seriousness of the violation, including the nature, circumstances, extent, and gravity of the violation;


the threat to health or safety caused by the violation;


any previous violations;


the amount necessary to deter a future violation;


whether the violator demonstrated good faith, including when applicable whether the violator made good faith efforts to correct the violation; and


any other matter that justice may require.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 42 (S.B. 966), Sec. 1.01, eff. September 1, 2014.
Redesignated from Government Code, Subtitle K, Title 2 by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1236 (S.B. 1296), Sec. 21.001(21), eff. September 1, 2015.

Source: Section 153.052 — Amount of Penalty, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­153.­htm#153.­052 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 153.052’s source at texas​.gov