Tex. Occ. Code Section 153.053
Surcharge to Administer Texas Physician Health Program


The board shall collect an additional surcharge not to exceed $15 for each of the following fees:


first registration permit; and


renewal of a registration permit.


The board shall deposit each surcharge collected under this section to the credit of the Texas physician health program account. The Texas physician health program account is a special account in the general revenue fund. Money in the special account shall be appropriated only to the board to pay for administration of the Texas Physician Health Program under Chapter 167 (Texas Physician Health Program), including paying for an initial evaluation by the program’s medical director or the director’s designee. Money in the special account may not be used to pay for program participant costs incurred for monitoring or for a program participant’s own medical costs, including any further required evaluations, primary treatment, or continuing care.
Added by Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 827 (H.B. 1998), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 153.053 — Surcharge to Administer Texas Physician Health Program, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­153.­htm#153.­053 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 153.053’s source at texas​.gov