32.0557 Failure to secure payment of compensation-Penalty.
(a) Any employer required to secure the payment of compensation under this chapter or Chapter 32.06 who fails to secure such compensation is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.
(b) Where such employer is a corporation, the president, secretary, and treasurer thereof shall also be liable, severally, for such fine or imprisonment, and such president, secretary, and treasurer shall be severally personally liable, jointly with such corporation, for any compensation or other benefit which may accrue under this chapter or Chapter 32.06 in respect to any injury which may occur to any employee of such corporation while it so fails to secure the payment of compensation.
(c) This section shall not affect any other liability of an employer under this chapter or Chapter 32.06.History: 1967, PL 10-15, amd 1980, PL 16-90 § 80.
Amendments: 1980 Amended to conform with penalties provided for in Title 46, Criminal Justice.