After notice and an opportunity for a hearing, the commissioner may impose a fine on any person or group found to be in violation of this chapter or a rule adopted under this chapter. A fine assessed under this section may not exceed $1,000 for each act or violation and may not exceed $10,000 in the aggregate. The amount of any fine assessed under this section shall be paid to the commissioner and deposited in the state treasury.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 275, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.