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TITLE 28INSURANCE
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE
CHAPTER 5PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE
SUBCHAPTER JRULES TO IMPLEMENT THE AMUSEMENT RIDE SAFETY INSPECTION AND INSURANCE ACT
RULE §5.9014Penalties; Enforcement

(a) An amusement ride owner/operator commits an offense if he/she fails to comply with any requirement under §5.9004 of this title (relating to Amusement Ride Operation Requirements), §5.9006 of this title (relating to Public Information Sign), §5.9007 of this title (relating to Quarterly Reports), or §5.9008 of this title (relating to Filing Affidavit). An owner/operator, sponsor, lessor, landowner, or other person responsible for an amusement ride offered for use by the public commits an offense if he/she fails to provide information required by this subchapter or provides false information under §5.9004(a)(2)(G). Any offense under this subchapter is considered a Class B misdemeanor. Each time a violation of this subchapter is committed constitutes a separate offense.

(b) In addition to action by the state attorney general, local municipal, county, or state law enforcement officials may be solicited to determine compliance with this subchapter or with §§2151.101 - 2151.103 of the Act in conjunction with Texas Department of Insurance, and may institute an action in a court of competent jurisdiction to enforce Title 13, Occupations Code, Chapter 2151, and this subchapter.

(c) The prosecuting attorney in a case in which a person is convicted of an offense under §2151.153 of the Act shall report the offense to TDI not later than the 90th day after the date of the conviction.


Source Note: The provisions of this §5.9014 adopted to be effective September 29, 1993, 18 TexReg 6315; amended to be effective May 4, 2000, 25 TexReg 3787

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