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(a) In addition to any other remedy provided by law, an employer who knowingly violates a procedure adopted under Section 234.104 for reporting employee information may be liable for a civil penalty as permitted by Section 453A(d) of the federal Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. Section 653a).
(b) The amount of the civil penalty may not exceed:
(1) $25 for each occurrence in which an employer fails to report an employee; or
(2) $500 for each occurrence in which the conduct described by Subdivision (1) is the result of a conspiracy between the employer and an employee to not supply a required report or to submit a false or incomplete report.
(c) The attorney general may sue to collect the civil penalty. A penalty collected under this section shall be deposited in a special fund in the state treasury.
The attorney general may contract with a private attorney to represent the state in an action under this subchapter with which the state elects to proceed.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Family Code - FAM § 234.105. Civil Penalty - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/family-code/fam-sect-234-105/
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