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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 23TEXAS REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
CHAPTER 535GENERAL PROVISIONS
SUBCHAPTER QADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES
RULE §535.191Schedule of Administrative Penalties

(a) The commission may suspend or revoke a license or take other disciplinary action authorized by Chapter 1101 of the Act in addition to or instead of assessing the administrative penalties set forth in this section.

(b) The administrative penalties set forth in this section take into consideration all of the criteria listed in §1101.702(b) of the Act.

(c) An administrative penalty range of $100 - $1,500 per violation per day may be assessed for violations of the following sections of the Act and Rules:

  (1) §1101.552;

  (2) §1101.652(a)(8);

  (3) §1101.652(b)(23);

  (4) §1101.652(b)(29);

  (5) 22 TAC §535.91(d); and

  (6) 22 TAC §535.154.

(d) An administrative penalty range of $500 - $3,000 per violation per day may be assessed for violations of the following sections of the Act and Rules:

  (1) §1101.652(a)(4) - (7);

  (2) §1101.652(b)(1);

  (3) §1101.652(b)(7) - (8);

  (4) §1101.652(b)(12);

  (5) §1101.652(b)(14);

  (6) §1101.652(b)(22);

  (7) §1101.652(b)(28);

  (8) §1101.652(b)(30) - (31);

  (9) §1101.654(a);

  (10) 22 TAC §535.2; and

  (11) 22 TAC §535.144.

(e) An administrative penalty range of $1,000 - $5,000 per violation per day may be assessed for violations of the following sections of the Act and Rules:

  (1) §1101.351;

  (2) §1101.366(d);

  (3) §1101.557(b);

  (4) §1101.558(b) - (c);

  (5) §1101.559(a), (c);

  (6) §1101.560;

  (7) §1101.561(b);

  (8) §1101.615;

  (9) §1101.651;

  (10) §1101.652(a)(2) - (3);

  (11) §1101.652(a)(9) - (10);

  (12) §1101.652(b)(2) - (6);

  (13) §1101.652(b)(9) - (11);

  (14) §1101.652(b)(13);

  (15) §1101.652(b)(15) - (21);

  (16) §1101.652(b)(24) - (27);

  (17) §1101.652(b)(32) - (33);

  (18) 22 TAC §§535.145 - 535.148;

  (19) 22 TAC §535.156; and

  (20) 22 TAC §§535.159 - 535.160.

(f) The commission may assess an additional administrative penalty of up to two times that assessed under subsections (c), (d) and (e) of this section if a person has a history of previous violations.


Source Note: The provisions of this §535.191 adopted to be effective December 30, 2007, 32 TexReg 9995; amended to be effective January 1, 2011, 35 TexReg 11693; amended to be effective September 1, 2011, 36 TexReg 5212

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