Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 248A.252
Amount of Penalty


The amount of the 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;


the efforts made by the violator to correct the violation; and


any other matter that justice may require.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1168 (S.B. 492), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2013.

Source: Section 248A.252 — Amount of Penalty, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­248A.­htm#248A.­252 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 248A.252’s source at texas​.gov