Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 245.018
Report Recommending Administrative Penalty


If, after investigation of a possible violation and the facts surrounding that possible violation, the department determines that a violation has occurred, the department shall give written notice of the violation to the person alleged to have committed the violation. The notice shall include:


a brief summary of the alleged violation;


a statement of the amount of the proposed penalty, based on the factors listed in Section 245.017 (Administrative Penalty)(c); and


a statement of the person’s right to a hearing on the occurrence of the violation, the amount of the penalty, or both the occurrence of the violation and the amount of the penalty.


Not later than the 20th day after the date the notice is received, the person notified may accept the determination of the department made under this section, including the recommended penalty, or make a written request for a hearing on that determination.


If the person notified of the violation accepts the determination of the department, the department shall order the person to pay the recommended penalty.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 23, Sec. 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0690, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 245.018 — Report Recommending Administrative Penalty, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­245.­htm#245.­018 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 245.018’s source at texas​.gov