Tex. Occ. Code Section 101.251
Civil Penalty


A person who violates this chapter is liable to the state for a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed $1,000 for each violation. Each day a violation occurs constitutes a separate violation.


The attorney general may initiate an action under this section by filing suit in a district court in Travis County or in the county in which the violation occurred.


The attorney general may recover reasonable expenses incurred in obtaining a civil penalty under this section, including court costs, reasonable attorney’s fees, reasonable investigative costs, witness fees, and deposition expenses.


A civil penalty recovered under this section shall be deposited in the state treasury.
Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.

Source: Section 101.251 — Civil Penalty, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­101.­htm#101.­251 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 101.251’s source at texas​.gov