A person who violates this chapter or who fails to comply with a rule adopted under this chapter is liable for a civil penalty of not less than $100 or more than $500 for each violation if the department determines the violation threatens the health and safety of a patient.
Each day of a continuing violation constitutes a separate ground for recovery.Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.