Texas Health & Safety Code - Section 144.083. Payment Of Administrative Penalty
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§ 144.083. PAYMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTY. (a) Not
later than the 30th day after the date an order finding that a
violation has occurred is issued, the commissioner shall inform the
person against whom the order is issued of the amount of the penalty
for the violation.
(b) Not later than the 30th day after the date on which a
decision or order charging a person with a penalty is final, the
(1) pay the penalty in full; or
(2) if the person seeks judicial review of the amount
of the penalty, the fact of the violation, or both:
(A) send the amount of the penalty to the
commissioner for placement in an escrow account; or
(B) post with the commissioner a bond for the
amount of the penalty.
(c) A bond posted under this section must be in a form
approved by the commissioner and be effective until all judicial
review of the order or decision is final.
(d) A person who does not send money to the commissioner or
post the bond within the period prescribed by Subsection (b) waives
all rights to contest the violation or the amount of the penalty.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 385, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.
Last modified: August 11, 2007