81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85 Page: 7 of 126
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S.B. No. 1540
2 'i'( An offense under this section is a misdemeanor
3 punisha le by a fine of $500 for each day that the officer or
4 employ iolates this section after the date the questionnaire is
5 due t o the department. (V.A.C.S. Art. 65591-2.)
6 ?Sec. 111.054. REFUSAL TO ANSWER BY RAILROAD COMPANY;
7 PENALTY. (a) A railroad company is liable to the state for a
8 penalty of $500 if:
9 i (1) an officer or employee of the company:
10 (A) fails or refuses to fill out and return a
11 questionnaire under Section 111.052;
12 (B) fails or refuses to answer a question in a
13 questionnaire under Section 111.052;
14. (C) gives a false answer to a question in a
15 questionnaire under Section 111.052 and the fact inquired of is
16 within the officer's or employee's knowledge; or
17 (D) evades the answer to such a question in a
18 questionnaire under Section 111.052; and
19 '. (2) it appears that the officer or employee acted in
20 obedience to th~ company's direction, permission, or request in the
21 o ficer s or employee's failure, refusal, or evasion.
22 (b) The department may prescribe a system of bookkeeping to
23 be observed by each railroad company that receives a questionnaire
24 under Section 111.052, under the penalties of Subsection (a).
25 (V. CS'. Art. 6468.)
26', 'Sec. 111.055. WITNESSES. (a) This section applies only to
27 the tent that it does no conflict with Chapter 2001, Government
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