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(a) A person commits an offense if the person:
(1) practices the art of healing with or without the use of medicine; and
(2) employs or agrees to employ, pays or promises to pay, or rewards or promises to reward another for soliciting or securing a patient or patronage.
(b) A person commits an offense if the person accepts or agrees to accept anything of value for soliciting or securing a patient or patronage for a person who practices the art of healing with or without the use of medicine.
(c) An offense under this section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than $100 or more than $200. Each violation of this section is a separate offense.
(d) For purposes of this section, a person who practices the art of healing includes a masseur and an optometrist.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Occupations Code - OCC § 102.051. Soliciting Patients; Offense - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/occupations-code/occ-sect-102-051/
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