Gov't Code Section 2252.125
(a)The attorney general or a district, county, or municipal attorney may institute an action in district court to recover a civil penalty against a person who claims disadvantaged or historically underutilized business status and a general contractor who knowingly contracts with a person claiming the disadvantaged or historically underutilized business status in violation of Section 2252.123 (Prohibited Act).
(b)A civil penalty imposed under this section may not exceed $1,000 for each violation and may not exceed $100,000, in the aggregate, for all violations arising from a single action. Each day a violation occurs constitutes a separate violation for purposes of imposing the penalty.
(c)A civil penalty recovered in an action brought by the attorney general shall be deposited in the state treasury. A civil penalty recovered in an action brought by a political subdivision shall be deposited in the general fund of that political subdivision.
(d)A civil penalty imposed under this section is in addition to any other criminal, civil, or administrative penalty that may be imposed by the state or a political subdivision and to which a person in violation of Section 2252.123 (Prohibited Act) may be liable.
Section 2252.125 — Civil Penalty,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.2252.htm#2252.125 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).