Texas Occupations Code - Section 2301.801. Civil Penalty
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§ 2301.801. CIVIL PENALTY. (a) If, after a proceeding
under this chapter and board rules, the board determines that a
person is violating or has violated this chapter, a rule adopted or
order issued under this chapter, or Section 503.038(a),
Transportation Code, the board may impose a civil penalty. The
amount of the penalty may not exceed $10,000 for each violation.
Each act of violation and each day a violation continues is a
(b) In determining the amount of the penalty, the board
(1) the seriousness of the violation, including the
nature, circumstances, extent, and gravity of any prohibited act,
and the harm or potential harm to the safety of the public;
(2) the economic damage to the public caused by the
(3) the history of previous violations;
(4) the amount necessary to deter a future violation;
(5) efforts to correct the violation; and
(6) any other matter that justice may require.
(c) Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, a civil
penalty recovered under this chapter shall be deposited in the
state treasury to the credit of the state highway fund.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1421, § 5, eff. June 1, 2003.
Last modified: August 11, 2007