Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 432.021
Administrative Penalty


The department may assess an administrative penalty against a person who violates a rule adopted under Section 432.011 (Minimum Standards) or an order adopted or license issued under this chapter.


In determining the amount of the penalty, the department shall consider:


the person’s previous violations;


the seriousness of the violation;


any hazard to the health and safety of the public;


the person’s demonstrated good faith; and


other matters as justice may require.


The penalty may not exceed $25,000 for each violation. Each day a violation continues is a separate violation.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 556, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.1020, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 432.021 — Administrative Penalty, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­432.­htm#432.­021 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 432.021’s source at texas​.gov