Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 143.015
Criminal Penalty


An employer commits an offense if the employer:


violates Section 143.002 (Employer’s Permit Required);


refuses to allow the board or its representative to enter the employer’s place of business to conduct an investigation authorized by this chapter;


refuses to permit the board or its representative to inspect or copy the employer’s records or other documents related to the enforcement of this chapter;


makes an oral statement that the employer is required by the commissioner to make and the statement made is false; or


otherwise violates this chapter or any provision of the employer’s permit.


A person commits an offense if the person violates a rule adopted by the board.


An offense under this section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than $25 or more than $200, imprisonment for not less than 30 days or more than 60 days, or both.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.

Source: Section 143.015 — Criminal Penalty, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­143.­htm#143.­015 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 143.015’s source at texas​.gov