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Texas Health and Safety Code - HEALTH & SAFETY § 81.064. Inspection

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(a) The department or a health authority may enter at reasonable times and inspect within reasonable limits a public place in the performance of that person's duty to prevent or control the entry into or spread in this state of communicable disease by enforcing this chapter or the rules adopted under this chapter.

(b) In this section, “a public place” means all or any portion of an area, building or other structure, or conveyance that is not used for private residential purposes, regardless of ownership.

(c) Evidence gathered during an inspection by the department or health authority under this section may not be used in a criminal proceeding other than a proceeding to assess a criminal penalty under this chapter.

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