Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 548.6015
Civil Penalties


(a)

An inspection station that violates a provision of this chapter relating to an emissions inspection under Subchapter F is liable for a civil penalty of not less than $250 or more than $500 for each violation. The district or county attorney for the county in which the inspection station is located or the attorney general may bring suit in the name of this state to collect the penalty.

(b)

An inspector who violates a provision of this chapter relating to an emissions inspection under Subchapter F is liable for a civil penalty of not less than $50 or more than $150 for each violation. The district or county attorney for the county in which the inspection station that employs the inspector is located or the attorney general may bring suit in the name of this state to collect the penalty.

(c)

A penalty imposed under this section is in lieu of a civil or administrative penalty imposed under another provision of this chapter for the same violation.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1202 (S.B. 197), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2011.
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