Tex. Occ. Code Section 455.252
Emergency Order

The executive director may issue an emergency order under Section 51.3511 (Issuance of Emergency Orders) halting the operation of a massage establishment if:


a law enforcement agency gives notice to the department, or the department otherwise learns, that the law enforcement agency is investigating the massage establishment for an offense under Chapter 20A (Trafficking of Persons), Penal Code; or


the department has reasonable cause to believe that an offense under Chapter 20A (Trafficking of Persons), Penal Code, is being committed at the massage establishment.
Added by Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 743 (H.B. 3579), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 455.252 — Emergency Order, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­455.­htm#455.­252 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 455.252’s source at texas​.gov