(a) A person commits an offense if the person:
(1) exports from this state, or ships for the purpose of exportation to a state other than this state or to a foreign port, an article of commerce that by law of this state is required to be inspected by a public inspector; and
(2) does not have the article inspected as required by law.
(b) An offense under this section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed $100.
Terms Used In Texas Business and Commerce Code 203.001
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- Person: includes corporation, organization, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity. See Texas Government Code 311.005