Texas Health and Safety Code

Sec. § 773.065
Administrative Penalty


The department may assess an administrative penalty against an emergency medical services provider or a course coordinator who violates this chapter or a rule adopted or an order issued under this chapter.


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


the emergency medical services provider’s or course coordinator’s previous violations;


the seriousness of the violation;


any hazard to the health and safety of the public;


the emergency medical services provider’s or course coordinator’s demonstrated good faith; and


any other matter as justice may require.


The penalty may not exceed $7,500 for each violation. The executive commissioner by rule shall establish gradations of penalties in accordance with the relative seriousness of the violation.


Each day a violation continues may be considered a separate violation.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 605, Sec. 7, eff. Sept. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 915, Sec. 16, eff. Aug. 28, 1995; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 435, Sec. 5, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 198, Sec. 2.84(i), eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.1546, eff. April 2, 2015.

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