Tex. Occ. Code Section 102.010
Civil Penalties


A person who violates this subchapter is subject to a civil penalty of not more than $10,000 for each day of violation and each act of violation. In determining the amount of the civil penalty, the court shall consider:


the person’s previous violations;


the seriousness of the violation, including the nature, circumstances, extent, and gravity of the violation;


whether the health and safety of the public was threatened by the violation;


the demonstrated good faith of the person; and


the amount necessary to deter future violations.


The attorney general or the appropriate district or county attorney, in the name of the state, may institute and conduct an action authorized by this section in a district court of Travis County or of a county in which any part of the violation occurs.


A penalty collected under this section by the attorney general shall be deposited to the credit of the general revenue fund. A penalty collected under this section by a district or county attorney shall be deposited to the credit of the general fund of the county in which the suit was heard.
Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.

Source: Section 102.010 — Civil Penalties, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­102.­htm#102.­010 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 102.010’s source at texas​.gov