|(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.