TX NATURAL RESOURCES CODE

TITLE 3. OIL AND GAS

SUBTITLE A. ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 112. USED OIL FIELD EQUIPMENT DEALERS

SUBCHAPTER C. ENFORCEMENT; PENALTY



§ 112.031. INJUNCTIVE RELIEF.
     In the name and on behalf of the State of Texas, the attorney general or any district attorney or county attorney in this state may enjoin a dealer, peddler, or broker from continuing in business in this state as a dealer, peddler, or broker on violation of any of the provisions of this chapter.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2593, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 112.032. CRIMINAL PENALTY.
     A person, dealer, peddler, or broker who violates any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine of not less than $500 for each violation.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2593, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 2340, ch. 573, § 4, eff. Aug. 31, 1981.

§ 112.033. INSPECTION.
     (a) Any Texas Ranger or other officer commissioned by the Department of Public Safety, any sheriff or deputy sheriff, or any municipal police officer may enter the business premises of a dealer, broker, or peddler under this chapter during normal business hours to inspect the premises and the records of the dealer, broker, or peddler to determine whether the dealer, broker, or peddler is in compliance with this chapter.
     (b) A dealer, broker, or peddler under this chapter must allow and shall not interfere with inspections conducted pursuant to this chapter.
     (c) Each inspection conducted under this chapter shall be commenced and completed with reasonable promptness and shall be conducted in a reasonable manner.

Added by Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 2340, ch. 573, § 5, eff. Aug. 31, 1981. Amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 4526, ch. 741, § 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1983.